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Varicose Vein Surgery near Elkins Park, PA (Pennsylvania)

Vein & Vascular Center of Philadelphia
7959 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19152
Distance: 5.47 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-928-7763


Vein and Vascular Centers of Philadelphia
2412 West Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145
Distance: 6.98 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-930-5690


LUMEN Laser Center
Advanced Vein and Skin Health

919 Conestoga Road
Building Two, Suite 305
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Distance: 10.69 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-681-9886


Advanced Vein & Vascular Center Inc.
744 W. Lancaster Ave
Suite 225
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
Distance: 13.2 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 610-616-5537


Vascular Medicine Center
170 N. Henderson Road
Suite 302
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
Distance: 13.41 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-476-7986





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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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