An estimated 41% of women over the age of 50 suffer from varicose veins, and more than 40 million people in the United States are affected. For some, they are a cosmetic concern, but for others, they cause pain and discomfort, decreasing an individual’s overall quality of life. VascuLife is a cutting-edge, innovative technology that was specifically designed to treat spider veins with endovenous laser ablation. This state-of-the-art Alma platform allows for the precise, minimally invasive treatment of veins, allowing patients to return to their lives much faster than is possible following traditional surgical intervention. VascuLife can be performed in as little as 30 minutes per treatment area. Ask your provider for more information and to hear about your treatment options today.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is VascuLife a surgical procedure?
VascuLife is a minimally invasive procedure that is often used during vein procedures to assist your surgeon in reducing or removing the problematic vein. The use of VascuLife during vein procedures reduces the need for more invasive techniques, which allows you to return to your daily life much faster.
What are the associated risks?
There is a very minimal risk of unwanted side effects; however, all minimally invasive procedures pose some risk. Potential side effects include bruising, discomfort, and swelling, although they should subside quickly.
When can I return to work?
Your doctor will help you determine just how long your recovery should last. However, VascuLife has consistently allowed patients to heal much faster with fewer risks and symptoms than other forms of vein treatment.
Can VascuLife be used on large and small veins?
VascuLife is approved for use on veins both large and small. Additionally, multiple areas can be treated during the same visit if deemed appropriate and necessary. The minimally invasive nature of the technology allows for admirable results in veins of many sizes.