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Microphlebectomy

Microphlebectomy for Varicose Veins in Colorado Springs & Lone Tree

Looking for a minimally invasive solution for varicose veins in Colorado Springs and Lone Tree? Albert Vein Institute offers microphlebectomy, a proven treatment for removing unsightly and uncomfortable varicose veins. This page will explore everything you need to know about microphlebectomy treatment at Albert Vein Institute, including the procedure itself, benefits, recovery, and helpful answers to frequently asked questions.

Contact the professionals at Albert Vein Institute to learn more about our microphlebectomy procedure for varicose veins in Colorado Springs & Lone Tree.

What is Microphlebectomy?

Microphlebectomy, is a procedure used to remove varicose veins. Varicose veins are twisted, bulging veins that appear just below the skin's surface. They occur due to faulty valves within the veins, causing blood to pool instead of flowing properly.

During microphlebectomy, a vein specialist makes tiny incisions in the skin above the varicose vein. A special hook is then inserted to remove the vein section by section. Local anesthesia numbs the area, minimizing discomfort. Microphlebectomy is often performed in conjunction with other procedures like endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) to address the underlying cause of varicose veins.

Benefits of Microphlebectomy at Albert Vein Institute

Albert Vein Institute is a leading provider of vein care in Colorado Springs, offering microphlebectomy with several advantages:

  • Minimally Invasive: Microphlebectomy requires only small incisions, leading to faster healing and minimal scarring.
  • Outpatient Procedure: No hospital stay is required. You can return home after the procedure with minimal recovery downtime.
  • Effective Treatment: Microphlebectomy effectively removes varicose veins, improving appearance and alleviating symptoms.
  • Local Anesthesia: Local anesthesia ensures comfort during the procedure.
  • Experienced Specialists: Albert Vein Institute boasts a team of highly-skilled and board-certified vein specialists.
  • Comprehensive Care: They offer a complete range of vein treatments, including pre- and post-operative care.

What to Expect During Microphlebectomy Recovery

Recovery after microphlebectomy is typically quick and manageable. Here's what to expect:

  • Compression Stockings: You will need to wear compression stockings for several weeks to aid healing and prevent blood clots.
  • Bruising: Mild bruising is common after the procedure. These will subside within a few days.
  • Activity Restrictions: Avoid strenuous activity for a short period after the procedure.
  • Follow-up Appointments: Schedule follow-up appointments with your doctor to monitor recovery.

Contact Albert Vein Institute today to schedule a consultation and discuss if microphlebectomy is the right treatment for you.  Their team will answer your questions and guide you through the entire process.

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