EVLA and Phlebectomy Treatment
Significant venous eczema and ulcers, been treated as psoriasis with multiple steroid creams. Leg has been weeping – started on oral Prednisolone. Sore and hot rash. Very itchy, taking antihistamines. Leg swelling more severe lately, impeding ability to walk. Pain of leg interrupting sleep. Quality of life score 74/100 (very significant impairment). Quite severe CVI. Pain, heaviness, burning sensation, night cramps, swelling, tiredness.
Large rash on leg misdiagnosed for 3 years but now finally diagnosed as venous eczema. Recently the rash was weeping. Swollen ankle. Four kids. Now out of breath when walking to school and in pain. History of heart condition in family. Has done her own research, appreciates that Dr Luke Matar has personal experience with CVI.
Endovenous Laser Ablation (right leg) and Ultrasound-guided Foam Phlebectomy
Excellent cosmetic and symptomatic improvement. Complete relief of venous eczema symptoms and need for medication. Quality of Life score pre-treatment 74/100. Post treatment 30/100. RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) score pre-treatment 24/40. Post treatment 2/40.
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