Varicose (Spider) Vein Ligation (Vascular Medicine)
Body Area: Arms / Hands
Body Parts: Forearm
Symptoms: Bulging Veins
Varicose vein ligation is also known as varicose vein stripping. The vein is cut into to release pressure and prevent further inflammation. There are other treatments available to treat varicose (spider veins). Surgery is usually only for deeper veins or done after other methods have not proven effective.