Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment in Hattiesburg, MS

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 Radiofrequency Ablation is a form of ablation that instead of using laser energy, it uses microwave energy. In Hattiesburg, MS, board-certified vein specialist Dr. J. Keith Thompson provides radiofrequency ablation (RFA) treatment for varicose veins. RFA is an innovative, quick procedure that uses RF energy to heat the problem vein, which in turn collapses the vein and closes off blood flow to it. As a result, your varicose veins should disappear with a noticeable improvement in the way your legs feel, and if you also have venous ulcers, they should begin to heal. For more information about RF ablation treatment, reach out to Vein Institute Hattiesburg today to schedule an appointment.

What are the Benefits of RF Ablation Treatment?

Varicose veins can be unsightly, painful, and embarrassing for adults of all ages and backgrounds. But with RFA, you can finally get rid of them for good! Radiofrequency ablation is often a preferred treatment option because it is minimally invasive and does not require general anesthesia. It also has a lower risk of serious complications compared to other procedures. And since RFA is done in our office, you can get treated and go right back to your day. Our patients report that results are almost instantaneous, and they have seen a noticeable difference in their appearance right away. We are proud to provide advanced options for that allow our patients to get back to life without varicose veins.

Radiofrequency ablation treatment generally takes 30 minutes to complete, and no general anesthesia is needed. Instead, we may inject or apply a numbing agent to the treatment area to minimize any potential discomfort. After the treatment, there is little to no downtime so you should be able to return to your normal daily routine. Strenuous activity, like intense exercise, should be avoided for a few days, but your normal day-to-day activities may be resumed immediately for most patients. You may also experience some minor swelling and bruising post-procedure, but this should dissipate within a few days up to two weeks.

What a wonderful place. I'm truly happy I went to see Dr Thompson. He closed an ugly feeder vein that has been my shame for several years. I can't wait for shorts and swimsuit weather. And all of his staff are extra sweet and caring.  It was an excellent experience all the way around. I highly recommend the Vein Institute! You won't be disappointed.

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All the staff are super friendly. My wait time was minimal, and my appointment went very smooth.

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Very pleased with the procedures so far.

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Very well pleased with Dr. Thompson and all his staff. Would recommend him highly.

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The Doctor and associates were very knowledgeable and friendly.

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To alleviate the pain you've been experiencing from varicose veins and venous ulcers, board-certified vein specialist Dr. J. Keith Thompson can perform radiofrequency ablation treatment. As a minimally invasive treatment, RFA requires no stitches or major downtime. To find out more information about RFA or other vein ablation treatments, call Vein Institute Hattiesburg in Hattiesburg, MS, to schedule a consultation.

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