Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure That Removes Larger Superficial Varicose Veins
  • Microphlebectomy, also known as Ambulatory Phlebectomy, is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to remove larger, superficial varicose veins. The procedure involves removal of the target vein by creating a tiny incision of only a few millimeters. This procedure can be performed safely and comfortably in-office using a local anesthetic and oral sedatives.

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  • What to Expect

  • - 1-1.5 hour office procedure
    - Target vessels will be reviewed and marked with a skin marker with our patients prior to the procedure
    - Most patients will elect to receive oral sedation type medications
    - A lidocaine solution will be used to anesthetize the skin, with most patients reporting no discomfort or minor pressure type sensation during the Microphlebectomy portion of the procedure
    - Typical daily activities may be resumed 24-48 hours following the procedure
    - Mild bruising and soreness is expected 3-5 days following the procedure usually requiring only over the counter medication such as Tylenol or Motrin