Ciltte, yüzeysel toplar, damarlarda ortaya çıkan genişleme ve bükülmelere varis denir. Varisler genelde kadınlarda daha sık görülmekle birlikte, erişkinlerin %20’sinde rastlanmakta.
Varicose veins can often be seen on the legs due to gravity, as well as on the whole body and face. There are also congenital vascular problems (such as port vein – wine stain)
5 – What are the treatment methods in varicose veins?
Varicose veins treatment with laser: Especially, red-purple colored flat and mesh-shaped varicose veins with a diameter between 0-4 mm are treated with laser systems.
Sclerotherapy: Varicose veins with a diameter of 2-5 mm are destroyed by drugs administered by injection into the vein.
Operation: The surgical treatment method is preferred in the treatment of varicose veins with a clinically severe course and a diameter of more than 5 mm.
What is the treatment of varicose veins with laser? How is it done?
The laser systems used in the treatment of varicose veins are Nd YAG laser systems that are used for aesthetic purposes and use light energy at a wavelength of 1064 nm. Light energy with a wavelength of 1064 nm is absorbed (absorbed) by the veins in our skin and especially by the blood cells in the vein. The target tissue of this Laser light is blood vessels. In the treatment of varicose veins with laser, varicose veins with a diameter between 0 and 4 mm (purple-red color, flat-mesh-shaped varicose veins) are treated.
In general, sclerotherapy and or operative applications are performed for varicose veins larger than 4 mm in diameter seen in the lower legs.
Although it varies depending on the structure and density of the varicose in the treatment of varicose veins with laser; Treatment results in 1-4 sessions.
Lazerle varis tedavisinde başarı oranı %80- %100 e yakın. Seanslar 3-6 hafta aralıklarla uygulanır. Lazerle varis tedavisinde seans sayısı hakkında en sağlıklı bilgi hekim muayenesi sonucunda verilebilir.
13 – Recommendations after laser treatment of varicose veins.
After the laser treatment, the patient returns to his daily activities immediately. In addition, some warnings gain importance in order to increase the side effects and the success rate of the treatment.
After the treatment of varicose veins with laser, it is recommended to apply an elastic bandage to the application area by the physician. Elastic bandage application is recommended to continue for 3 days.
After the application, the treatment area should be moistened with a cream recommended by the physician, and sunscreen creams should be preferred when necessary (1 week).
After the application, the treatment area should be protected from the sun and the solarium should not be entered (2 weeks).
It is recommended to keep the treatment area at rest.
Contact of the treatment area with extremely hot water should be avoided (2 weeks).
Heavy physical activity should be avoided (2 weeks).