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EVLT (Laser) Treatment cost in Bangalore

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Consultation CostRs. 800Rs. 299
DiagnosticsRs. 3000 - Rs. 6000Rs. 1500 - Rs. 4000
Surgery CostRs. 60000 - Rs. 85000Rs. 40000 - Rs. 60000
Estimated TotalRs. 77400Rs. 52899

EVLT (Laser) Treatment cost in Chennai

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Consultation CostRs. 800Rs. 299
DiagnosticsRs. 2160 - Rs. 3680Rs. 1728 - Rs. 2944
Surgery CostRs. 60000 - Rs. 92000Rs. 42000 - Rs. 73600
Estimated TotalRs. 79320Rs. 60285

EVLT (Laser) Treatment cost in Hyderabad

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Consultation CostRs. 800Rs. 299
DiagnosticsRs. 3500 - Rs. 6000Rs. 1500 - Rs. 4000
Surgery CostRs. 60000 - Rs. 80000Rs. 45000 - Rs. 66000
Estimated TotalRs. 75150Rs. 58399

EVLT (Laser) Treatment cost in Pune

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Consultation CostRs. 800Rs. 299
DiagnosticsRs. 933 - Rs. 3512Rs. 746 - Rs. 2810
Surgery CostRs. 25920 - Rs. 87808Rs. 18144 - Rs. 70246
Estimated TotalRs. 59486Rs. 46122

35-40 Min Procedure

Fast Healing

Minimal Pain

Resume Normal Activities from Next Day

Day Care Procedure

Minimally Invasive

About the Surgery

Varicose veins are formed or seen on those veins which are under the skin surface. In the normal flow of blood in the veins, the blood does not flow downward according to the force of gravity in the leg because of the one-way valves. Failure of these valves causes the blood to flow downwards rather than towards the heart and hence cause the blood to pool in the leg, forming twisted bulging veins, which are known as varicose veins.

EVLT stands for Endovenous Laser Treatment and it is a surgical treatment for curing varicose veins. EVLT is a minimally invasive procedure that makes use of catheters, lasers, and ultrasound to treat varicose veins. This treatment is by far one of the safest and best in class as it is over in 45 minutes and the patients are almost immediately relieved of their symptoms.

Given below are the visible symptoms of varicose veins:
  • Veins that are dark purple or blue in color
  • Veins that appear twisted and bulging; they are often like cords on your legs
When painful signs and symptoms occur, they may include:
  • An achy or heavy feeling in your legs
  • Burning, throbbing, muscle cramping and swelling in your lower legs
  • Worsened pain after sitting or standing for a long time
  • Itching around one or more of your veins
  • Skin discoloration around a varicose vein

Do I have varicose veins?

You may have varicose veins if you have any of the below symptoms

An achy or heavy feeling in your legs

Burning, throbbing, muscle cramping and swelling in your lower legs

Worsened pain after sitting or standing for a long time

Itching around one or more of your veins

Bleeding from varicose veins

Veins that are dark purple / blue in color

Veins that appear twisted and bulging; often like cords on your legs

Inflamed tissues (Eczema)

Skin ulcers or Blood clots

Or if your legs look like this :

There is minimum preparation for the surgery and in it.
  • Any type of medication is to be stopped at the advice of the surgeon. For example any blood thinners.
  • Any type of strenuous physical activity such as running or carrying anything heavy is to be avoided.
The surgery being one of the safest and time efficient the surgeon goes according to a few simple, yet detailed steps, beginning with.
  • An ultrasound is held against the skin and the varicose veins are identified so as to effectively treat them.
  • The skin being sterilized, anesthesia is administered so as to numb the area and the needed instruments are inserted into the affected veins.
  • It comprises of 3 stages:
  • It starts with a guide wire being positioned into the varicose vein and only runs inside the target vein. [The main job of the guide wire is to guide the catheter (flexible tube), easily, to the treatment site.]
  • Once the guide wire is in place a sheath is placed around and runs along the length of the wire.
  • Finally the sheath reaches the end of the guide wire, the wire is pulled out and the laser is then inserted.
  • The laser is then activated and pulled back along the length of the varicose vein. Due to the heat emitted by the laser, the walls of the vein collapse behind the tip of the laser as it moves along, thus, in essence, closing the vein..
For the best and quickest recovery after EVLT.
  • The patient is advised, by the physician, to wear compression stockings for up to 2 weeks after the surgery. The motive behind this is to create a pressure which will assist the leg veins to push the blood up and thus preventing a venous disorder to occur again.
  • A high fibre diet and regular exercise is advised to be undertaken by the doctor.
Even though EVLT has minimal risks, every surgical treatment has risk associated with it. This risk could begin with
  • An infection developing on site.
  • The most serious risk of EVLT is the formation of a condition known as “Deep Vein Thrombosis”. Although quite rare, there is always a possibility of it occurring, thus following the advice of the physician or surgeon is chief in avoiding such risks.

Stages of vein diseases

Stage 1

Spider Veins

These dilated skin capillaries create a spider-like appearance in the legs. They typically cause more cosmetic problems than health problems, but in some cases cause pain. Treating spider veins not only improve appearance but also prevent the progression of venous disease.

Stage 2

Varicose Veins

These veins have a ropey-like appearance and bulge, often protruding, from the skin. These veins, if left untreated, can lead to increased symptoms and worsened appearance which begin to interfere with daily life and activity.

Stage 3

Leg Edema

As venous disease progresses, untreated varicose veins begin to evolve into other health problems, such as edema. This chronic leg swelling manifests over the course of the day or after standing for long periods. Others experience restless leg syndrome, itchy skin, and severe aching or cramping.

Stage 4

Skin Changes

Over time, venous disease causes skin discoloration. The skin becomes thinner and brown discoloration appears as a stain on the skin. This occurs beacause of blood leaking from the blood vessels and into the skin tissue.

Stage 5

Leg Ulcers

These are an indication that the venous disease has reached an advanced stage. They are extremely painful, itchy, and require constant care and dressing, signifcantly impacting quality of life.

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  • D.N.B Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon with over 7 years of experience.
  • Specialized in the treatment of Varicose veins and Deep vein thrombosis.
  • Performed over 1000 surgeries in various medical specializations.
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Dr Puneeth Joopalli

General Surgeon

MBBS, MS (General Surgery) , DNB - Vascular Surgery

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  • He has over 3 years of experience in Surgery


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Dr Ranjeesh Vuppay

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MBBS, DNB ( General Surgery)

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  • Performed over 1000 surgeries.
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Dr Preetham Raj G

General Surgeon

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DIP MAS (Minimally Access Surgery), F.MAS Minimally Access Surgery, F.ACRSI (Proctology)

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  • Dr. Anoop T has a total of 13 years of experience. In these 13 years, he has 5 years experience as specialist
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Dr Anoop T

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Dr Jayasimha Nagella

General Surgeon

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    Dr. Nagabhushan has over a decade's experience as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon.

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Dr Nagabhushan Kn

Vascular Surgeon

MBBS & DNB (Peripheral Vascular Surgery)

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Dr Narayana Rao

General Surgeon

M.B.B.S, M.S in General Surgery, DNB in General Surgery & M.Ch. G.I. Surgery

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    • 2010 - 2011, Consultant at BHAILAL AMIN GENERAL (SUPERSPECIALITY) HOSPITAL, VADODARA, INDIA.

    • 2011 - 2012, Consultant at BHARAT CANCER HOSPITAL AND NIRALI MEMORIAL RADIATION CENTRE, SURAT, GUJARAT.

    • 2012 - 2014, Consultant at NIRMAL HOSPITAL PVT. LTD, SURAT, GUJARAT

    • 2012 - 2014, Consultant at ZIRCON NUCLEAR LAB AND PET SCAN CENTRE, SURAT, GUJARAT

    • 2014 - 2016, Consultant at KAMINENI HOSPITALS, L.B.NAGAR, HYDERABAD

    • 2016 - 2017, Consultant at SRL DIAGNOSTICS LTD, GUJARAT,

    • 2017 - 2020, Interventional Radiologists at MANIPAL HOSPITALS, BANGALORE
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Dr Shailesh Rohit
Dr Shailesh Rohit

Interventional Radiologist

MBBS, Diploma in Medical Radiodiagnosis (DMRD) & DNB

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    • 2009 - 2011, Consultant Radiologist at Rohini Super Specialty hospital, New Delhi,

    • 2011 - Present, Consultant Radiologist, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

    • 2016 - 2017, Chief Radiologist, American Oncology Institute, Hyderabad

    • 2018 - 2019, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Deccan Hospitals, Hyderabad

    • 2019 - present, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Continental Hospital, Hyderabad


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Dr Sridhar Devu
Dr Sridhar Devu

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

MBBS, D.M.R.D, DNB, M.D, FRCR, PDCC & AMPH

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  • Dr. Shashidhar K P holds a masters degree in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
  • He has performed over 2000 surgeries in various medical specializations
  • Specializes in treating Varicose veins and Deep vein thrombosis
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Dr Shashidhar K P

Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery, Fellowship in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

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  • expert in all types of interventional radiology procedures for liver cancer and these include Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI), Radiofrequency Ablation (RF), Conventional Transarterial Chemoembolisation (cTACE), DC bead Embolisation, Portal vein Embolisation and Radioembolisation (SIRT). His other areas of interest include hepatic vein and IVC intervention for budd chiari syndrome, TIPSS and BRTO
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Dr M C Uthappa

Interventional Radiologist

<li>MBBS - Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, 1994</li> <li>Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK (FRCR) - Royal College Of Radiologist, 2000</li>

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  • Specialize in angioplasty and bypass surgery for peripheral vascular disease in diabetics, treatment of varicose veins in the legs, swollen limbs and AV access creation for patients with chronic kidney disease
  • 15 years of experience
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Dr Rahul N S
Dr Rahul N S

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

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  • Dr. Shailesh Kumar is an interventional radiologist with over 5 years of experience
  • He has performed over 400+ laser surgeries with over 98% success rate
  • Specializes in treating Varicose veins and uterine fibroids
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Dr Shailesh Kumar

Consultant Endovascular Surgeon And Interventional Radiologist

MBBS, MD - Radiology/ Radio Diagnosis

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  • Dr. Deepa Shree had a 5 years pre-cardiology medical experience in UK
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Dr Deepa Shree

Interventional Radiologist

MBBS, MRCP FRCR CCT (UK) EBIR

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  • Dr. Balaji Patel Kola is an Interventional radiologist with11 years of experience
  • He has performed over 500+surgeries with over 98% success rate
  • Specializes in treating Varicose veins and uterine fibroids
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Dr Balaji Patel Kola

Interventional Radiologist

MBBS, MD - Radiology

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  • Areas of specialisation include, Laser for varicose veins, Deep vein thrombosis, Angioplasty/bypass for arterial blocks, Haemodialysis access, Diabetic foot limb salvage,Aneurysms
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Dr Sunil Joshi

Vasucular & Endovascular Surgeon

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  • Areas of specialisation include: Laser for varicose veins, Neuro Intervention , Radiology , Stroke , Interventional Radiology
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Dr Bhaskar MV

Interventional Radiologist

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Dr Kiran Saraff

Interventional Radiologist

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  • Dr. Mohnish P is an experienced Interventional Radiologist with 7 years of experience
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Dr Mohnish P

Interventional Radiologist

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  • He is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council and Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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Vasuclar Surgeon

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Vasuclar Surgeon

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Vasuclar Surgery)

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  • Dr. Winston Noronha is a General Surgeon in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 28 years in this field.
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Dr Winston Noronha

General Surgeon

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Interventional Radiologist

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Varicose veins, though not serious or harmful to the body, if left untreated can cause various problematic conditions. Hence, it is often referred to as a gateway to harmful conditions. A few of these conditions are DVT, superficial thrombophlebitis, ulcers near the ankles and bleeding.
They are quite similar apart from cosmetic differences and seriousness of the condition. Spider veins are not serious even if left untreated. Spider veins can appear anywhere in the body due to an excess of pressure while varicose veins can only be spotted in the legs. Another difference is the appearance of the veins. The varicose veins are twisted and bulging while spider
These stockings prevent varicose veins by building up pressure in the legs by, basically, squeezing it. Due to this pressure, it restricts the blood from pooling in the veins by increasing the blood circulation.
Best way to prevent is by adjusting the mother's sleeping position. Sleeping on your left side may help prevent varicose veins from forming and ease the symptoms of existing varicose veins. This sleeping position helps reduce the pressure that your expanding uterus puts on the big vein in your pelvic area, which is located on the middle-right side of your body.
A surgical treatment, which closes the affected vein by heating the inside walls of the affected veins with a laser. This treatment is by far one of the safest compared to traditional surgeries such as sclerotherapy. The patients are almost immediately relieved of their symptoms. EVLT-Endovenous Laser Therapy.
Thank you Dr. Rajah

Hi i'm Ramya, I was suffering from vascular problem. My toes on the left leg were amputated and the wound was not healing. I was in extreme pain.I was not able to even stand and properly sleep night. DR. RAJAH V KOPPALA helped me by giving me his treatment. Now I m feeling very well.I can eat and sleep properly and can walk with the support of a walker.I m giving exams of 8th class and all the credit goes to RAJAH SIR.... sir me and my family are very thankful to you....are blessings are always with you....thank you

Dr. Rajah did a wonderful job

Dr.Rajah did wonderful job in helping my brother to get to normal life. Doctor did surgery on a very long due vein problems on both legs, there was huge sufferings from over a decade. Surgery happened around 2 months back and my brother has recovered significantly and ready for normal life. We all have great relief and out of mental stigma. Staff is very cordial and understanding, they always greeted us warmly and gave utmost support. We can't even imagine where we would be without Doc & his team's help

Dr. Uthappa is a very sincere doctor

I had visited Dr. MC Uthappa for venous ulcer treatment ,he diagnosed varicose veins in my legs and suggest for laser treatment (EVLT) . My venous ulcer also healed completely.I am really happy. Dr. MC Uthappa is really very nice and friendly person he's very sincere in work. I really thank you sir

Medfin was there throughout the process

Thank you Medfin. They ensured the whole process from selecting a very experienced doctor to offering the latest procedure at a very reasonable price. They also arranged a follow up post my surgery with the doctor to ensure my recovery was on track. Thank you for being there throughout

Experienced doctor who patiently explains the problem

Met Dr. Uthappa for my fathers varicose vein problem. He spent good qulaity time in explaining my fatther and me the solution to his problem. Even during the surgery he explained once again the entire process. Also thanks to Medfin for fixing all the charges and getting me a great package

I highly recommend Dr Shashidhar

I am Jitendra Jain. I had consulted Dr Shashidhar for my wife Veena Jain's varicose vein problem. Doctor examined her and suggested EVLT procedure. EVLT was done successfully. Post operation because of anesthesia it took longer to gain bladder sensation but it was promptly attended by the doctor. Overall experience was good and doctor also called up to enquire patient health post discharge.

Me and my family are eternally indebted to you

My name is Ashwini , my father Mr. Nandkumar was suffering from Internal Carotid Artery stenosis. His left Carotid Artery was completely blocked and the right one was nearly 90% blocked. Dr.Shashidhar explained the problem, the surgical procedure, the risks involved in detail and gave us the confidence to go ahead with the stenting of the right carotid artery. Dr.Shashidhar's expertise in this grave situation, saved my father's life. Now my father is almost back to normalcy. I would strongly recommend him for any Vascular problems. Thank you so much Dr.Shashidhar for the timely help rendered.

Thanks to Dr. Shashidhar for advising me the latest treatment.

I am 40yr old female. I had extensive deep vein thrombosis in my left leg. Whole leg had swollen & painful. Dr. Shashidhar advised latest treatment to dissolve the clot, since I was young. He also told that if the colts are dissolved by tablets, it may take long time to dissolve & the swollen leg may remain lifelong. So I was advised to undergo thrombolysis by placing catheter in the clots. I was kept in ICU & clot dissolving medicines was given by catheter placed in the clots. Medicines were given for 2 days. The whole swelling disappeared & pain was reduced significantly within one week. I was almost normal & I am on tablets, so that the colts will not form again. I would recommend him for latest treatment

Medfin was there throughout the process

Thank you Medfin. They ensured the whole process from selecting a very experienced doctor to offering the latest procedure at a very reasonable price. They also arranged a follow up post my surgery with the doctor to ensure my recovery was on track. Thank you for being there throughout

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