Category Archives: Laser

EVLA

This is an abbreviation for Endo-Venous Laser Ablation. It is a widely practiced technique for treating varicose veins. It is usually performed using a local anaesthetic whilst the patient lies on an operating table. A laser fiber is inserted along the length of the saphenous vein, which is usually the main vein from which varicose veins arise. Before firing… Read More »