Radiofrequency Vein Ablation
Radiofrequency vein ablation (RFA) treats varicose veins and other problems caused by venous insufficiency or reflux.
RFA is a minimally invasive procedure. During RFA, we insert a catheter into an abnormal vein, supplying it with heat energy that closes it permanently. Radiofrequency ablation requires only a local anesthetic, causes little or no pain, and leaves virtually no scar. The procedure takes less than an hour to perform and patients can resume normal activities immediately afterwards.
Before proceeding with radiofrequency ablation, the doctor will perform a thorough medical examination, including a diagnostic ultrasound evaluation, to determine whether the procedure is appropriate for the patient’s case.
Radiofrequency ablation is an outpatient procedure, performed in the doctor’s office. Patients generally experience little to no pain or “downtime”, and may begin to experience relief from their symptoms right away.
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Please contact us with any questions you might have about vein disease, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us to diagnose and treat your vascular disease.
Texas Endovascular provides the most advanced and minimally invasive vein treatments for the Greater Houston area without the risks of surgery or the expense and hassle of going to the hospital. Intervening early helps prevent the escalation of pain and progression of symptoms. Together, Dr. Hardee, Dr. Valenson, and Dr. Fox have performed more than 10,000 RFA procedures right here in our offices. Give them a call today to learn more about how this procedure may help relieve your worst vein disease symptoms!