What should I avoid after treatment?
For at least two weeks after treatment, you should avoid air travel, strenuous exercise (anything more than a brisk walk), heavy lifting, saunas or hot tubs, and leg massages. All of these dilate the superficial veins and interfere with their healing.
What are the possible adverse effects?
Expect some bruising over the injection sites, which fades over about two weeks. The skin overlying larger varicose veins may also develop some temporary
Endovenous laser vein ablation therapy (EVLT) uses a tiny catheter to seal incompetent veins shut.
inflammation and/or brown “hyperpigmentation” as the blood products within those veins are absorbed by the body.
Less common compilations (less than 2% of patients) include clots within the deep veins or a temporary area of skin numbness over a branch of a skin nerve that travels close to a vein.