There are three surgical options for Varicose Veins;
- Ligation – tying off the vein
- Stripping – removal of a segment of vein
- Ambulatory phlebectomy – removing large superficial veins through a tiny incision
The vein is removed through one or multiple small incisions.
This surgery is performed at the hospital as day surgery. You may receive a general anesthetic or local anesthetic with mild sedation.
Depending on type of surgery, you can expect 1 – 2 weeks off work.
Will require sclerotherapy to complete treatment for desired results. You are encouraged to improve lifestyle factors to prevent progression of venous disease.