The varicose vein operation consist is vein stripping and involves removing the diseased superficial veins. The flow of blood is then in the deep veins. The intervention is feasible in ambulatory surgery (the patient is admitted in the morning in the surgical facility is operated during the day and released the same evening of the intervention).
The recovery process is usually simple, requiring some drugs against pain, and waring contention stockings to prevent the risk of venous thrombosis. Some complications can occur, such as bruising, frequent and gradually disappearing and, more rarely, infection or thrombosis.
After the operation, walking is highly recommended. In contrast, prolonged sitting or standing positions should be avoided. Progressively, you can continue an appropriate sportive activity.