Laser Types

Leg Vein Lasers

Arbutus Laser Centre acquired Canada’s first “Leg Vein Laser”, the “Sclerolase Plus” by Candela in 1997, and since that time, newer and more effective devices have been added. Other vascular lasers available at our centre include the long-pulsed Alexandrite laser(Gentlelase), and the long pulse YAG laser (Gemini and GentleYAG), and the V-beam. EVLT (endo-vascular laser therapy) is used for larger varicose veins. Although we are now able to safely treat leg veins of varying size from small pink to larger blue, sclerotherapy remains the treatment of choice.