Is it possible and safe for me to have my varicose veins removed and if so how long after is it safe to fly?

I previously suffered from a DVT and have suffered with varicose veins since my recovery 5 years ago.Thank you.

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (1)


2 months ago by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI , RPhS

It is safe to fly several days after microphlebectomy (in your case) and only after the scan shows no new or additional DVT. Recommend targeted leg exercise during air travel to avoid deep vein thrombosis.


2 months ago by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI , RPhS (View Profile)

It is safe to fly several days after microphlebectomy (in your case) and only after the scan shows no new or additional DVT. Recommend targeted leg exercise during air travel to avoid deep vein thrombosis.



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