Varicose veins are caused by a condition known as superficial venous insufficiency. These damaged structures are often bulging, inflamed, and ever-present at the surface of the skin. In addition to diminishing overall leg aesthetics, varicose veins can also be quite painful. The good news is that these structures are rarely critical parts of the overall […]
Ambulatory Phlebectomy: How Does It Work?
If you have unsightly and painful varicose veins, you may like to have them removed, but it is important to understand your treatment options. While there are several minimally-invasive procedures available, an ambulatory phlebectomy is one of the best treatments because your damaged vein is removed by our specialist. It is a minimally-invasive procedure that […]
Say Goodbye to Surface Varicosities with Ambulatory Phlebectomy
As you age, your body may develop many new problems and interesting changes. Some may be expected, such as the lines that start appearing on your skin. However, others may be much less expected, such as the colorful and bumpy veins that begin to appear on the surface of your legs. These large, twisted veins […]
Frequently Asked Questions About Ambulatory Phlebectomy in McHenry, IL
If you are suffering from varicose veins, one treatment procedure our doctors at Pacific Vein Care may suggest is ambulatory phlebectomy. Ambulatory phlebectomy is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure for treating varicose veins. During this procedure, doctors remove small portions of superficial veins. This is an outpatient procedure done under superficial local anesthetic. Swiss dermatologist Dr Robert […]