Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) is increasingly used as an alternative to open surgery for superficial venous incompetence. EVLA is a new technique and the success may vary with surgeons. The authors have summarised few practical tips for improving the success rates of surgeons who are lacking experience in this area.Method:
This article contains various tips for EVLA practising surgeons and trainees is based upon recent literature and the authors experience.Discussion:
The success rate of EVLA can be improved by understanding the principles of EVLA and by repeated practice and follow ups.