varicose-veins-spider-veins-treatment.jpg Varicose veins is a a disease which causes swelling of ankles, skin discoloration, and itching. The latest treatment to cure Varicose veins is called the Endovenous laser therapy (ELT). The treatment is being offered by Dr. Mark Skellenger M.D., F.A.C.S., at the Cosmetic Vein Center of Texas.

Procedure Highlights
a. ELT procedure is more advanced treatment for varicose veins than 'vein stripping' procedure.
b. This procedure doesn't require incisions like vein stripping.
c. An ultra sound technology guides a catheter with laser fiber (inserted in the vein) through the superficial vein
d. The procedure only involves one puncture, rather then multiple punctures made in other procedures.
e. There will be no stitches and pains during the treatment.
e. One can go out of the clinic soon after the operation is performed and Varicose veins are cured completely.