Varicose vein treatment is safe, effective, and can be done in an office visit. Dr. Omar Barakat, M.D., with the Vein & Laser Institute recently helped this patient using Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT). Using a thin fiber inserted through a small entry point in the leg, the doctor emits laser light through the fiber, delivering just the right amount of energy to the vein as the fiber is pulled through it. The vein tissue reacts with the light energy, causing it to close and seal shut, and eventually disappear. The veins are superficial and handle less than five percent of the body’s blood flow. When they close, the body automatically routes blood to other, healthy veins. Visit Vein & Laser Institute for more information at https://veinandcosmetics.com/.