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Are there risks associated with vein laser removal?

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Are there risks associated with vein laser removal? Yes, there are risks. They are very rare. The risks include thermal injury from the laser, the heat of the laser; you can have skin injury; numbness, which is usually transient. It normally will resolve in several months, three to six months. It is again extremely rare that it does not resolve within a year. And deep venous thrombosis (DVT), the risk of a DVT after a laser procedure is approximately two in a thousand, 0.2 percent.

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