How many hours do I have to wear compression stocking?

Question: It has been a week since my EVLT procedure, and I am wondering if I should continue wearing the compression stocking? Answer: Providers will oftentimes have differing opinions on how long you should wear compression after intervention. In my practice, after a week, compression is only recommended for comfort and support. If they help…

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Is swelling normal after closing veins with EVLT?

Question:  I had swelling in my left foot and my doctor confirmed that the valves in two of my veins were not working properly. I had these veins closed with endovenous laser ablation, but four weeks later I still have swelling in my foot that doesn’t go away. Is this normal? Answer:  Some swelling is…

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