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Avatar n tn If there is neovascularization, then the laser treatment is meant to destroy some areas of retina in order to reduce oxygen demand and thus reduce release of chemical mediators that cause neovascularization and further bleeding. For a central retinal vein occlusion, laser treatment is aimed at treated neovascularization also, If done in the right situations, according to established protocols, then the benefits usually clearly outweigh the risks.
Avatar n tn Sclerotherapy and laser treatment are the two main treatment options. Please discuss these treatment options with your dermatologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Avatar f tn Hello, It looks like a spider vein penis. The varicose vein on the penis does not require any treatment. It may bruise during sexual intercourse and thus wearing of a condom is highly recommended. Also use of lubricants is recommended during masturbation or during sexual intercourse to avoid bruising the vein. No other treatment is required. In fact most of the treatment like laser treatment will cause scarring,infection,nerve and vascular damage.So in my opinion,you should leave them as such.
Avatar f tn Dear jen198236, I would recommend that you seek the care of an eyeMD to determine the benefits and risks of such laser treatment. Dr. Feldman Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
Avatar f tn What are the results for the Laser treatment in the vein problems? I'm considering it and can't find any answers in the patient population .
Avatar m tn If you have varicose veins in your legs can you also have them in your head or lungs? what is the best treatment? laser, radio, surgery?
Avatar n tn I am mystified by your symptoms and find them somewhat unusual after spider vein treatment. Please see your treating physician for an evaluation.
Avatar f tn Depending on the extent and location of the vein occlusion, observation and laser are other options. If the vein occlusion is not affecting the macula (central part of the retina), and there are no complications such as abnormal vessel growth, she could be observed carefully. Laser treatment for fluid in the macula is another option.
Avatar m tn Often, the veins do not go away, but become less visible because of the reaction around the walls of the vein. Another treatment which is sometimes effective is the use of a laser. This is especially true in the facial area, where the laser may be the preferred method of treatment. Depending on the location, dermatologists sometimes refer to specialists when they think the location is delicate such as the eyes. With the treatment options mentioned, your doctor is being cautious.
Avatar m tn Endovenous laser treatment (ELT) is a minimally invasive ultrasound-guided technique used for treating varicose veins using laser energy. Laser heat damages a vein, which makes scar tissue form. Endovenous laser treatment closes veins about 94 out of 100 times. It doesn't work about 6 out of 100 times. If endovenous laser treatment does not close a vein, you will need a second treatment.
Avatar n tn Dear Shantri, I would recommend that you seek the care of an eyeMD specializing in retina to determine the order and answer your questions. These are excellent questions. There are specific indications of when to perform laser photocoagulation and these include the development of new blood vessels. More recently VEGF inhibitors have received attention, lucentis and avastin, and a retinal specialist will be more familiar with the more current recommendations. Dr. Feldman Sandy T.
Avatar n tn I, too am interested in vein treatment (endovenous laser). I spent weeks researching the right vein treatment for me and have yet to come across the excellent questions you pose. I will be watching to see if anyone responds with answers to your questions. I have done weeks of research and recommend the following: http://www.****.*** http://www.****.*** http://www.****.
1108194 tn?1378428122 It is most effective for small and medium size spider veins. Laser treatment may cause minor bruising that usually improves within a week. Large spider veins respond poorly and are best treated with sclerotherapy.You need to seek the opinion of a qualified dermatologist and only after clinical examination the most suitable treatment for your condition can be decided. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn Basically your treatment options are observation only, retinal laser treatment, and Lucentis/Avastin injections. The actual best treatment will depend on your individual findings. If you have a true ischemic CRVO (and not just a partial CRVO, or non-ischemic CRVO) you overall prognosis for visual recovery is very, very bad. Often, visual acuity end up at 20/200, 20/400 or worse. I've seen a few very unusual cases that did better, but that is not the norm.
4296717 tn?1352381958 In fact most of the treatment like laser treatment will cause scarring,infection,nerve and vascular damage.So in my opinion,you should leave them as such. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
274158 tn?1276350787 I think it is central retinal vein occlsuion, but I will get more informaton. Thanks for your quick response, I will get more info for you. Thank you.
Avatar n tn A medical diagnosis and evaluation will help determine the severity, and options for clinical or home-based treatment. Treatment options include sclerotherapy, laser surgery, minimally invasive catheter-assisted procedures, surgical vein stripping, ambulatory phlebectomy and endoscopic vein surgery. Discuss with your doctor which treatment option is suited for you. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn The maximum common spider vein remedy entails the injection of a solution into every affected vein, causing the vein to collapse and fade. Laser remedies also are available for the reduction or removal of spider veins.
Avatar f tn I am a 43 year old woman who was diagnosed with a central retinal vein occlusion after having blurred vision in my eye for about a week. I'm not diabetic, I don't have high blood pressure, I'm not a smoker and I'm not overweight. I do have slightly high cholesterol and I have been on birth control pills for 20 years. I discontinued the birth control pills when I got this diagnosis. My opthalmologist has referred me to a hematologist to have a hypercoagulable workup.
Avatar n tn hi what is the best treatment for blue tread veins under the eye in the soft tissue would laser be safe in this area or veinwave what are the risks
Avatar m tn The only way and treatment for the treatment of varicose veins is through Endovenous Laser treatment. It is also known as litigation ad stripping. The operation is performed in the hospital with general anesthetic condition and it very painful. For the treatment one has to take two week leave all the routine work that he or she performs because rest is important after the treatment. The treatment is more performed and available in Australia.
Avatar n tn html However for spider veins on the nose the treatment of choice would be Laser vein removal.Facial spider veins in particular were once difficult to treat, but lasers and IPL have made it effortless. Laser spider vein removal has become the leading treatment for spider veins because of its versatility and ease with eliminating smaller and medium sized spider veins. ref:http://www.veintreatmentforum.com/vein-conditions.cfm?
Avatar n tn These questions can only be answered by the surgeon that has examined the eye. Ask him/her.
Avatar m tn It can be due to environmental changes like sun or cold overexposure, skin trauma, overuse of steroids, acne rosacea or venous hypertension. Sclerotherapy and laser treatment are the two main treatment options. Please discuss these treatment options with your dermatologist and get it evaluated. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.
Avatar n tn These often need to be treated by vein stripping or endovascular laser treatment before superficial therapy. Neither vein injections or laser therpay for the supericical veins are perfect and each have their place in the treatment of superifical veins. I am sure the Chicago area has experts who are knowledgeable in treatment of all aspects of vein therapy. Ask you personal physician for a referral.
Avatar f tn Also use of lubricants is recommended during masturbation or during sexual intercourse to avoid bruising the vein. No other treatment is required.In fact most of the treatment like laser treatment will cause scarring,infection,nerve and vascular damage.So in my opinion,you should leave them as such. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.
Avatar f tn i have this very red vein in my right eye and i stopped wearing my contacts because i felt a sharp stabbing pain in my right eye this only happens to my right eye the red vein starts from the corner of my eye and extends out is there any way that i can get rid of it and home remedies or treatments?