EndoVenous Laser Treatment
innovative procedure offered by Dr. Camacho is an alternate
treatment to the surgical removal of varicose veins. It is
simple, quick and extremely effective; its objective is to
heat the inside of the vein and cause it to seal shut and
EndoVenous laser treatment (EVLT)
can be performed under local anesthesia and only takes 45
minutes for your legs to obtain a whole new appearance. The
recovery from this treatment is extremely rapid and since
it a very precise procedure, the risks of scarring are minimal.
here to see the before and after pictures of the EVLT
laser treatment of Dr. Ignacio Camacho.
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Before you submit yourself for specialized
treatment of your varicose vein, Dr. Camacho will need to
evaluate you in order to make sure that all potential issues
that may bring complications have been fully discussed. Patients
should consider treatment when the veins commence to cause
discomfort and pain, and especially when self-help procedures
have not rendered any results.
You will need to inform Dr. Camacho
of any allergies you might be prone to or if you have any
serious medical conditions. Make sure to ask the doctor concerning
the diverse details that the procedure entails.
Camacho will give you instructions so that you may prepare
for the procedure properly and you might need to refrain from
applying moisturizer, oil or sun block on your legs sometime
If you have any questions, Dr. Camacho
will be more than happy to help you during your initial discussion.
technique requires for a thin laser fiber to be inserted into
the problematic vein. By using an ultrasound machine, Dr.Ignacio
Camacho maps out the vein and then applies the local anesthesia.
Using a small needle at the end of the vein, the fiber is
inserted inside and advanced until it reaches the end. This
laser fiber then heats the inside of the vein and once the
procedure is done, it is withdrawn back down as it was inserted.
procedure leaves no scars and has minimal pain and discomfort
following the treatment. Your recovery period will be extremely
quick and you can expect to resume normal activities the very
next day, which means that you do not need to wear any uncomfortable
compression stockings for long periods of time.
Camacho recommends for you to resume walking right after the
procedure, so that any type of swelling you might experience
will be kept at bay. You can expect a small amount or bruising
and soreness, which can be addressed with non-prescribed pain
At the moment, scientific research has not discovered any
risks related to EVLT, since it is a highly advanced procedure
and uses the latest technology in the industry. In precaution,
you will be giving some special goggles to wear during the
treatment to protect your eyes from an accidental firing of
laser outside the body.
information given in this website should be considered as
an introduction to EndoVenous laser treatment. Before deciding
on submitting yourself to the procedure described above, we
highly recommend you contact us directly, so we can answer
any specific question you might have.