Varicose Vein Surgery
In this article, we have covered the following aspects of Varicose Vein Surgery:
- Best Hospitals in India for Varicose Vein Surgery
- Top Specialists in India for Varicose Vein Surgery
- Cost of Varicose Vein Surgery
- Understanding Varicose Vein Surgery
Best Doctors and Hospitals in India for Varicose Vein Surgery
Following is a list of the most reputed specialists in India for Varicose Vein Surgery.
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Cost of Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Vein surgery cost depends on whether the treatment is required for one or both the legs. For treatment of one leg, the approximate cost will be USD 2000 and in case of surgery for both the legs, the total cost would be between USD 3000 and USD 3500.
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Vein surgery is done to treat varicose or spider veins that have grown bigger, swollen and are creating health problems such as ulcers or clotting.
Varicose veins are dull blue and stand out from the skin like raised passages. The veins can grow at any part of the body however normally grow on legs. Varicose veins may appear ugly, cause pain, soreness, or muscle fatigue. But these do not pose a serious health issue. Sometimes, when they lead to ulcers in the skin or painful blood clots, surgery may be the remedy to treat varicose veins.
Surgery for varicose veins involves tying off and removing of larger veins via small cuts made in the skin. Done under anesthesia it is an outpatient procedure. It takes about four weeks for complete recovery depending upon the amount and location of the area treated. It takes over an hour to do the surgery.
When is Varicose vein surgery done
When other alternative methods to treat varicose symptoms fail, surgery may be the option:
- Cosmetic reasons
- Pain, fatigability, heaviness in the legs due to varicose veins
- Recurrent superficial thrombophlebitis
- Venous hypertension
Note (for foreign patients):
Besides South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), every year, India gets thousands of medical tourists from African countries- Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Somalia,Gambia etc and Middle Eastern countries like Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Yemen etc. Hence, if you are a citizen of any of these countries, there is good likelihood that you will be meeting some fellow citizens or same language speakers in the major hospitals in India. Almost all the top hospitals have translators for people of these region. Our patient support team is also well placed to assist you.