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Endovenous Thermal Ablation Treatment

Feeling and looking healthy, sooner.


Endovenous Thermal Ablation Treatment 101

Endovenous Thermal Ablation Treatment, also known as laser therapy, is a safe, proven medical procedure that not only treats the symptoms of varicose veins, but also treats the underlying condition that causes them. The outpatient procedure time is usually less than an hour and does not require hospitalization. Most people do not find endovenous thermal ablation to be overly uncomfortable, and recovery time is generally a matter of hours.

In EVTA (sometimes referred to as “laser treatment”), the doctor uses a small optic fiber inserted directly into targeted veins, and laser light is delivered to heat and collapse veins with unhealthy valves. The procedure is nearly always performed under ultrasound guidance, giving the doctor a live view of your veins, for accuracy and safety.


Healthy blood flow restored for improved circulation.

Endovenous thermal ablation treats varicose veins by destroying veins with damaged valves; they are eventually absorbed by your body. After laser treatment, blood flow is diverted to healthy veins, improving circulation.

Real Patients, Real Results

Not only has the pain in the back of my knees disappeared, but my thighs and calves now look fabulous. Haven't seen this clear skin look in more than 20 years. I can now spend time in the garden, cleaning the floors, and playing with my fur babies on the floor without any pain.


Every patient is unique, and so is every treatment plan.

EVTA, or laser treatment, cannot treat veins that are too small, twisted, and/or close to the surface of the skin; that’s what sclerotherapy is for. Your VCA vascular specialist will tailor a treatment plan specifically for your condition; it may involve a combination of different treatments to give you the best possible results. The goal is to improve your health and restore your active lifestyle as quickly as possible.

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