was introduced in the 1960ís. This technique is done
as an outpatient procedure.
are pulled out under local anaesthetic.
Multiple small incisions
are used. Immediate
ambulation are to follow. Bruising is common and
resolves spontaneously. This type of treatment is used to
complete the job after the main veins have been treated by either
surgery or EVLT. This treatment can be an alternative to
sclerotherapy of the surface veins, obviously with scarring from the multiple incisions.