Microphlebectomy is one treatment option for removing varicose veins on the surface of the legs. It is performed in the office at La Jolla Vein Care using a local anesthetic. It involves making a tiny puncture/incision and using a tool that resembles a ‘crochet hook’ to remove the varicose veins. The incision is so small that stitches are not required. This procedure may take 1 to 2 hours, depending on the extent of the varicose veins. Return to normal activities after the procedure is possible. Compression stockings are required after treatment. There are different treatment options to remove varicose veins. It is important to discuss what is best for you with your doctor.
To understand more, watch a video of a microphlebectomy performed at La Jolla Vein Care this week by clicking here: Microphlebectomy