if you experience any of the following:
- Severe pain preventing a return to normal activities
- Shortness of breath or chest pain
- An unusual sudden increase of swelling in the treated limb
- Recurrent bleeding that does not stop with compression
*Most patients have excellent results and can expect relief from their vein-related symptoms within a few days, with continued improvement expected in the following weeks. Remember, however, that venous insufficiency is a chronic condition that forms over many years, and it can take time to experience the full benefit of the treatments. In addition, it is not uncommon to need a touch up at some point after the initial series of treatments.