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Varicose Vein Surgery near Pleasanton, CA (California)

General Vascular Surgery Group
5201 Norris Canyon Rd.
Suite 210
San Ramon, California 94583
Distance: 6.7 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-579-3242


Jeffrey Riopelle, M.D.
5401 Norris Canyon Road
Suite 312
San Ramon, California 94583
Distance: 6.7 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 925-526-6568


California Vascular Care
1320 El Capitan Drive #120
Danville, California 94526
Distance: 11.12 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 925-269-4593


Elite Vein Specialists
675 Ygnacio Valley Road
Suite B214
Walnut Creek, California 94596
Distance: 18.56 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 925-402-4264


Vein Specialty Medical Clinic, Inc.
2951 Winchester Blvd.
First Floor
Campbell, California 95008
Distance: 27.57 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-928-9125


Elite Vein Specialists
490 Post St
Suite 1701
San Francisco, California 94102
Distance: 30.1 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 415-493-0109





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About Varicose Vein Surgery

Large, bulging veins close to the skin's surface are often found in the lower legs and feet and are called varicose.  Because we walk, stand and run on our feet, veins in our lower legs and feet receive quite a bit of blood pressure.
Varicose veins can be more than a cosmetic concern since they impede blood flow and hinder the return of oxygen-depleted blood from the lower legs and back to the heart and lungs. The usual cause for this is damaged valves within the veins that allow backward blood flow and pooling of blood resulting in enlarged veins. Untreated veins can lead to serious medical conditions with associated pain, inflammation and discoloration.

Ambulatory phlebectomy—small incisions or needle punctures are used to extract the problematic veins with a phlebectomy hook. A hook is inserted into a micro-incision in the leg.  A section of the vein is hooked and then removed through the incision.  With this procedure, a compression bandage is worn for two weeks.  This minimizes swelling and discomfort and allows for proper healing.


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