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Ambulatory Phlebectomy - Best Vein Varicose Clinic in Victoria Melbourne
Ambulatory Phlebectomy - Best Vein Varicose Clinic in Victoria Melbourne

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

Ambulatory Phlebectomy is the surgical removal of unsightly varicose veins through very small incisions under local anesthetic cover. The keyhole incisions are used to carry out the procedure that usually does not leave any scar.

Instead of the standard 12.7–25.4 mm scalpel incisions for vein stripping in the skin, the phlebectomy procedure is done by a tiny 1–3 mm needle by puncturing the skin.

Before starting the vein removal process, local anesthesia is infused to numb the skin and affected area, to reduce the discomfort & pain during the procedure of vein removal.

You will require to stand for an extended period of time before the vein treatment begins. This allows the varicose veins (both small and large) to widen as much as possible.

Allowing our doctor to easily see the veins and mark them for removal. The medical assistant will return to you after 5 –15 minutes of standing on your feet to explain the treatment and mark the parts on the leg that will be handled.

Skin sores, swelling, bleeding, and blood clots in the legs are all complications that can be avoided with a phlebectomy. It also helps you improve your appearance.

Dr. Yazdani utilizes advanced treatment techniques and modern pieces of equipment.

You will be able to walk and resume daily activities directly after the ambulatory phlebectomy procedure, while compression stockings will be required for the first week. You can normally return to work the next day, but avoid exercising and heavy weight lifting for around two weeks.

Driving yourself to and from your phlebectomy appointment is not recommended. While the Ambulatory Phlebectomy treatment would not hinder the ability to walk, it is safest not to drive right thereafter due to the local anesthetics and leg covering.

Melbourne Varicose Vein is a Walk in Walk out clinic, you do not require hospital admission, and minimum or no downtime is required.


Ambulatory Phlebectomy is a minimally invasive medical procedure used to treat varicose veins. It involves the removal of superficial varicose veins through tiny incisions in the skin, promoting a quicker recovery compared to traditional vein-stripping surgeries.

Patients usually experience minimal discomfort during Ambulatory Phlebectomy. Local anesthesia is used to numb the treatment area, and any post-operative discomfort can often be managed with over-the-counter pain medications.

Ambulatory Phlebectomy offers several advantages, including minimal scarring, a shorter recovery period, and a lower risk of complications compared to traditional vein-stripping procedures. The procedure is effective in improving both cosmetic appearance and symptoms associated with varicose veins.

Most patients can resume normal activities within a few days after Ambulatory Phlebectomy. However, strenuous exercises and heavy lifting should be avoided for a couple of weeks to ensure proper healing. The recovery period is generally shorter compared to traditional vein surgeries.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Niloofar Yazdani regarding vein treatments, you can contact her office directly or visit the official website for more information. During the consultation, Dr. Yazdani will assess your condition, discuss treatment options, and address any concerns or questions you may have about Direct Vision Micro Sclerotherapy or other available procedures.

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