Microphlebectomy near Birchrunville, PA (Pennsylvania)

Vascular Medicine Center
170 N. Henderson Road
Suite 302
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
Distance: 14.55 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-476-7986

Advanced Vein & Vascular Center Inc.
744 W. Lancaster Ave
Suite 225
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
Distance: 14.61 Miles
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Toll Free: 610-616-5537

Vein and Vascular Centers of Philadelphia
2412 West Passyunk Avenue

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145
Distance: 27.3 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-930-5690

Vein & Vascular Center of Philadelphia
7959 Bustleton Ave

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19152
Distance: 31.8 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-928-7763

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About Microphlebectomy

Many options exist for correcting painful varicose veins, but some are not as effective if the problem veins are particularly large. A microphlebectomy, however, is an excellent procedure for eliminating these dark, unsightly bulges. A doctor performs a microphlebectomy on an outpatient basis, and it usually takes under an hour. The process involves mapping the problem veins through imaging, numbing the surrounding tissue, and making small vertical incisions from which sections of the problem vein may be removed. Because these incisions are so small, stitches are not used, and bleeding is very limited. Any scarring from these cuts is so tiny that it is difficult to see once healing is completed.

Once the microphlebectomy has been performed, the surgical area is covered with a sterile dressing, and compression stockings are applied. These are used for up to two weeks to apply continued support to the area, which results in less bruising. Because the procedure is less-invasive than traditional varicose vein surgery, most patients can return their daily activities the day after a microphlebectomy has been performed.

A microphlebectomy may be covered by medical insurance if the procedure is deemed medically necessary. Most of these procedures are performed by a certified specialist or phlebotomist, and you can schedule a consultation with this provider before the surgery. Call today to see if this procedure could solve your varicose vein problems.

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