Laser vs. Foam for Varicose Veins

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, December 4, 2019

When researchers compared five-year quality-of-life outcomes and cost effectiveness of three varicose vein treatments—endovenous laser ablation, ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy and surgery—they found disease-specific quality of life was best after laser ablation or surgery, and laser ablation emerged as the most cost-effective option. That’s according to a large multicenter study published September 5, 2019, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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