What are the side effects of Phlebectomy?

Phlebectomy is a safe, effective procedure commonly used to remove varicose veins. Side effects rarely occur, but when they do they may include:

  • Infection
  • Redness and irritation at the incision site
  • Change in the pigmentation of the skin at the injection site
  • Temporary bruising and swelling

In general, most side effects subside after a short period of time. If they persist or worsen over time, the patient’s physician should be contacted for further consultation.

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