Varicose veins and spider veins are among some of the most common venous conditions suffered by men and women alike.
In this video, iVeinCenter.com provides an overview on how ambulatory phlebectomy works to eliminate unsightly varicose veins. Using ultrasound technology, your doctor will map out the veins to be removed before numbing the area with a localized anesthetic. After making several inconspicuous 2-3mm incisions along the length of the vein, your vein doctor will use a hook-like tool to simply remove the diseased vein. Learn more about the recovery process in this full clip.
If you’re interested in more information on ambulatory phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, or the VNUS Closure Procedure for the treatment of varicose veins and spider veins, contact our specialists with Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan at (212) 204-6501.