Will I Have Leg Pain After Varicose Vein Surgery?

As with any traditional surgery or minimally invasive procedure, pain is possible. However, with advances in medical technology, leg discomfort after varicose vein surgery should be minimal and last only a short time. Patients of Carolina Vein Specialists typically report little to no discomfort at all after our simple laser vein removal procedure. Your doctor … Continued

How Soon Should I Be Exercising After Vein Surgery?

If you or a loved one has recently had vein surgery, it’s important to keep your body moving and maintain a normal level of activity. While vein surgery is a simple laser procedure that doesn’t require hospitalization or general anesthesia, strenuous activity like high-impact aerobics, heavy weight training and Pilates should be avoided for at … Continued

Why Vein Surgery Isn’t Surgery at All

Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLT), Ambulatory Phlebectomy/Microphlebectomy and Endovenous Chemical Ablation are three types of highly effective and minimally invasive outpatient treatments for varicose veins. These procedures treat the root cause of your symptoms (the underlying cause), which means sealing off veins with unhealthy valves. You may be surprised to learn these procedures aren’t actually considered … Continued

Important Notice About Coronaviris and COVID-19

To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health as well as the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At all times, we prioritize optimal health, safety and infection control, and during … Continued