Dr. Navarro shares who is candidate for endovenous laser treatments for varicose vein removals.
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Who is a candidate for endovenous laser treatments for varicose veins removal? Dr. Luis Navarro: The candidates will be any woman that has a failure of the main vein in the leg, the greater saphenous vein or the lesser saphenous vein. I think same patients who were candidates for the old procedure ligation and stripping. The procedure usually lasts between half an hour and 45 minutes, and after these 45 minutes, we wrap the leg and you go out walking and back to your normal life.