Microphlebectomy or ambulatory phlebectomy (AP) is a minimally-invasive surgical technique used to treat visible, prominent, and painful varicose veins.
What Is Microphlebectomy?
Microphlebectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that removes varicose veins through small incisions in the skin. Your doctor inserts a special tool through a tiny incision, so there is no need for general anesthesia or a hospital stay. Microphlebectomy is the ideal treatment for large varicose veins, as larger veins do not always respond well to sclerotherapy. The procedure takes an average of 45 to 60 minutes to complete, and you can expect to walk out right after the procedure is finished and resume your daily activities.