This procedure is performed in the office, using local anesthesia. Small incisions are made in the area of the vein, and then a special hook tool is used to remove the vein. The incision is closed and bandages are applied.
You can remove the bandage and return to normal activity in about 48 hours.
What are the benefits of ambulatory phlebectomy?
- Relief of symptoms
- Improved appearance of leg veins
- Return to normal activities within 2 days
- Quick office procedure
What are potential complications of ambulatory phlebectomy?