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Vein Stripping

Minimally invasive vein stripping is a surgical procedure to remove Varicose veins from the legs. The procedure may be used for cosmetic purposes or to relieve pain, skin sores, blood clots or bleeding from the vein.

  • General or spinal anesthesia may be used
  • Surgeon makes several small incisions near the top and bottom of the vein
  • A thin, plastic wire is threaded through the vein
  • The wire is tied to the end of the vein, then the entire vein is pulled out through the incision