Laser Treatment for Varicose Vein by your Phlebologist - The Vein Specialist
Doctor Patrick HELEINE is a pioneer in the field of phlebology in the West Indies, Guyana and the Caribbean. First to use Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy (UGFS) in Martinique, first to use chemical ablation by Catheter Directed UGFS and finally first to introduce thermal ablation of saphenous veins by endovenous Laser in Martinique, avoiding the need for surgery.
Welcome to the new world of minimaly invasive Laser treatment for varicose veins.
We are now offering the endovenous laser treatment for all the patients of the Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia, Dominica, Saint Martin (Sint Marteen), Haïti, Saint Vincent…
As this treatment is performed on an outpatient basis, you can return to normal activities and walk immediately after the procedure and then go back home the next day.
Good news, We will implement e-consultation (a web base consultation) in the near future.
What is Varicose veins?
Varicose veins are "permanent dilation and tortuosity of veins probably as a result of incompetent valves. They are enlarged, swollen, and tortuous (twisting) veins.
What are the signs and symptoms of varicose veins?
Leg Pain, heavy legs, fatigue, Swollen ankles, aching, leg cramps, restless legs, skin discoloration, Venous eczema (stasis dermatitis - the skin at the affected area is red, dry and itchy)
Lipodermatosclerosis (fat under the skin just above the ankle can become hard, resulting in the skin shrinking)
In very severe cases, the varicose veins may rupture, or even cause ulceration of the lower leg, phlebitis and recurrent superficial blood clots and even a deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism that can cause death..
Why chose Laser treatment?
Endovenous Laser Treatment is a quick and efficient treatment for varicose veins, especially for the greater and the small saphenous veins and may help to the wound healing of venous ulcers. It offers the optimum treatment solution for an effective and gentle endovenous laser therapy. Without classical surgery!
Our 1470 laser source, in conjunction with the 360° radial emission fiber, formed the ideal combination for endovenous thermal ablation and is considered the new state-of-the-art technology for minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disease.The procedure is performed under ultrasound guidance and tumescent local anesthesia.
No more surgery, hospitalization, operating theatres, general anesthesia, lost of Working time, painful side effects, scars or uncontrollably recurring varicose veins!
How can I schedule an appointment with my phlebologist for a laser treatment?
You can either call or Email us. After your first contact, we shall send you a medical form to be filled by your doctor. You will need to send it back with a Color duplex ultrasound scan if available. At your first visit, you will have a Color duplex ultrasound scan with a varicose veins mapping and detailed information about the treatment will be explained to you and your consent will be taken.
For further information or to arrange a consultation with the vein specialist to discuss your needs, please call:
+ (596) 596 60 33 88 or feel free to complete the contact form.
We will implement e-consultation (a web base consultation) in the near future.