Endovenous closure has been the gold standard for the treatment of the underlying cause of varicose veins for the past 10 years. Stripping is no longer used and should not be part of the conversation.
No, not at all. The timing of your second leg has nothing to do with the success or failure of the first leg procedure. Wait until you feel 90% and then proceed. – Dr. Joseph Magnant –Details
If you have an ulcer on your leg which has not healed for more than 3 months despite a variety of wound care regimens, it might be time to consider a thorough venous evaluation.
Just finished performing endovenous closure on a 50 yr old woman who has suffered for 10 years or more with nonhealing right anterior and medial leg ulcers. She had suffered trauma to her right leg years before and has orthopedic surgery to repair the broken bones.