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Ambulatory Phlebectomy (Minimally Invasive Surgery) - Overview

An ambulatory phlebectomy is a method of removing varicose veins on the surface of the legs. The procedure is performed by a physician using specialized surgical hooks that are placed through incisions one or two millimeters (less than one tenth of an inch) in length. As a result of using such small incisions a greater cosmetic result is achieved.

The advantages of an ambulatory phlebectomy are:

The disadvantages of an ambulatory phlebectomy are:

Ambulatory Phlebectomy Before & After Photos

Ambulatory Phlebectomy Before and after photos.