Question: I went to a doctor in Glendale and finished all my Sclerotherapy injections and have had 2 EVLT (endovenous laser therapy) procedures, a vein ligation and a microphlebectomy for spider veins, all of which I wore 20-30 mmHg compression thigh-high hose for 2-3 weeks. After I had laser treatments on my legs, I was told by the aesthetician at a day spa not to wear compression hose after laser, because the hose would hold in too much heat. My vascular surgeon in Glendale recommends to wear the hose after having any laser treatments.

Answer: There is a difference between surface laser treatments (aesthetician) and endovenous laser treatments for larger varicose veins. The recommendation for compression is different as well. Surface laser does not require use of compression, but endovenous laser does.

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Jilanne is Phoenix Metros only Doctorate Nurse Practitioner that has been trained extensively by a Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon, an Interventional Radiologist, and an Interventional Cardiologist. Dr. Rose is highly regarded by patients and physicians who seek her out because of her expertise in vein disease, her commitment to compassionate care, and her excellent success rates. As a peripheral vascular specialist that has performed well over 10,000 vascular interventions, Dr. Rose is dedicated to helping patients achieve a pain free, healthy and happy life.