The procedure Phlebotomy is used to remove Varicose Veins, a minimally invasive procedure, which removes problematic veins through tiny incisions under local anesthesia.
Phlebectomy surgery, when performed by our experts, permanently removes superficial veins. The procedure is minimally invasive and causes little discomfort.
Ambulatory Phlebectomy results in impressive cosmetic and clinical results. The procedure represents a significant improvement in the treatment modalities for Varicose Veins.
Who Needs Phlebectomy?
Patients who have received treatment for saphenous vein reflux or treatment for Varicose Veins that are not caused by saphenous vein reflux are usually recommended to undergo Phlebectomy.
This procedure helps reduce vascular diseases.
- Patients of Varicose Veins who have developed Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
- Chronic Venous Insufficiency is the major cause of malfunctioning vein valves in the leg of the patient.
- This causes the blood to flow in the wrong direction leading all kinds of unpleasant symptoms of the leg.
How Is It Performed?
- At Complete Medical Wellness Centers in New Jersey and New York, patients can avail the finest vein treatments. The procedure is performed by our specialists who start off by examination of the affected area thoroughly.
- After our experts have evaluated the problem completely, they schedule an appointment for the procedure.
- At the day of the procedure, patients are gently rested on a bed; then the skin is cleansed and prepared for the procedure.
- The problematic veins are marked, and after that, a local anesthetic is utilized to numb the area on which the procedure is to be performed.
- Our experts start off by making a tiny incision about the size of the tip of a common ballpoint pen.
- After the incision has been made, the doctor uses a special sterilized instrument to grab and gently extract the diseased veins out of the body and close of the problematic veins permanently.
- The procedure is desirable not only because no sutures are required, but also because the incisions heal naturally and quickly.
- Phlebectomy procedures typically take two hours or less, making it easier for patients with tight and busy schedules.
- After the procedure is completed, the doctor recommends the patient to start walking immediately as it speeds up the Phlebectomy recovery. Also, patients are suggested to wear compression stockings to get best cosmetic results.
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Is a Phlebectomy Painful?
- Before the removal of Varicose Veins starts, the skin and the subcutaneous tissue over the diseased vein will be anesthetized with a local anesthetic infusion.
- The injection will cause temporary, mild pain as all local anesthetic injections do.
- The removal of the vein itself does not hurt.
How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Phlebectomy?
- Most people restore their normal activities in one to two days, but your vein specialist will most likely recommend that you avoid strenuous activities for a month or more.
- Recovery after Phlebectomy is a steady process.
- Recovery time differs depending on your general health, age, and other factors.
What Should I Do After Phlebectomy?
- Your vein specialist will give your clear instructions about how to care for your leg after a successful Phlebectomy procedure.
- This may include wearing a clean and dry compression stocking for the first 24 hours.
How Should I Prepare?
- You will receive detailed instructions on how to prepare, along with any changes you need in your medications.
- During your examination, you should be wearing comfortable and loose-fitting clothes.