Varicose Veins Surgery

What are Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are bulging, bluish cord-like veins extending under the surface of the skin. Varicose veins can develop in any part of the body, but most commonly seen on the legs and thighs. Usually, they are harmless but are painful and tender to touch when swollen. Some factors like pregnancy, menopause, and changes in hormone levels can make women more prone than men for developing varicose veins.


  • Aching
  • Cramping
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Excessive weakness

What are the treatment options available for varicose veins?

Non Surgical
Compression stockings
Laser surgery
High ligation and vein stripping
Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Endoscopic vein surgery
Catheter-assisted procedures using radiofrequency or laser energy

What are the possible risks associated with the surgery?

  • Allergic reaction at the site of anesthesia
  • Infection
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Blood clots
  • Bruising or scarring
  • Nerve injury

You need to avoid strenuous exercises for two weeks after the procedure. However, you may continue low-impact forms of activities such as yoga, walking or riding a bicycle.