Is Microphlebectomy Safe?
Microphlebectomy treatment is a safe and minimally invasive way to remove varicose veins. There is a very low risk of side effects.
How Much Does Microphlebectomy Cost?
The costs of microphlebectomy will depend on each patient. Each patient will require a different number of veins removed to achieve the aesthetic look they would like.
The sum total cost of microphlebectomy treatment will include the doctor’s fee.
Will My Insurance Cover the Cost of Microphlebectomy?
Many of the vein treatments we offer are considered medically necessary for vascular health. Insurance providers are required to provide policyholders with coverage for medically necessary treatments.
If your varicose veins make your day-to-day life difficult because of any of the following symptoms, then your insurance will most likely give you coverage.
- Tired, sore, and aching legs
- Leg cramps
- Skin discoloration around the diseased vein
- Skin ulcers developing from venous insufficiency (stasis ulcers)
- Throbbing leg pain
- Tired and heavy feelings in the legs
What Are The Side Effects of Microphlebectomy?
Microphlebectomy is a minimally invasive treatment with only a few minor risks or side effects, but as with any medical procedure, there can be side effects. As mentioned above, the most common side effects include:
- Postoperative Pain
- Skin Discoloration
These side effects have a low risk of occurrence, especially if you are following the after-care instructions from your doctor. Compression stockings will also help you manage your side effects.
If you want to prevent skin discoloration, then you need to avoid sun exposure or tanning. This is easily preventable.