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What is microphlebectomy?

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What is microphlebectomy? Microphlebectomy is one of the three basic treatments designed to stop blood flow in abnormal veins. Microphlebectomy is a simple, surgical maneuver done under a local anesthetic with no sedation required, taking less than one hour with the patient able to get up and drive themselves home and exercise regularly. Microphlebectomy uses surgical instruments to remove or disrupt veins that lie just under the skin, leaving no scarring and no staining.

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