Month: April 2012

Does Microphlebectomy Work?

Large varicose veins are not only unsightly and embarrassing, but they can be painful! Microphlebectomy is definitely an effective treatment for the removal of these larger varicose veins without the need for a major surgical procedure. It is reserved for those veins that are too large for sclerotherapy or injections. The vein is actually removed from the […]

What is Microphlebectomy?

Microphlebectomy is the medical term for the removal of a large or medium sized varicose vein through a tiny incision in the leg. The incisions are less than 1/4 inch in length–just enough to get the vein out with a cosmetically acceptable result. The incisions are so small that they often don’t require stitches to […]

Is Sclerotherapy an Advanced Procedure?

In recent blogs we’ve highlighted some of the new, minimally invasive treatment modalities that can safely and quickly eliminate varicose veins, spider veinslike to put the spotlight on a therapy that’s far from new, yet is still highly effective. It’s sclerotherapy. We’ve blogged about this procedure before. It’s among the most popular methods for treating […]