Are laser treatment available to treat varicose veins?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Yes, laser treatments are available to treat varicose veins. Laser treatments are used to treat small varicose veins near the surface of your skin. The laser shoots light at the veins, which shrink over time. Typically, 2 to 5 treatments are needed with each lasting 15 to 20 minutes.

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