Cape Town:  021 201 1119  

What to expect after the procedure

  1. Your legs will be bandaged with compression bandages which will need to be kept on for 24 hours.  
  2. You will need to wear compression stockings for three weeks after the procedure.  The strength of the stockings will be determined on your first visit.  
  3. You will need to walk for approximately 15 minutes on the day of the procedure.  
  4. Strenuous exercise must be avoided for two weeks.  
  5. Avoid sun exposure (including sun beds) for two weeks.


Room 1521 Christiaan Barnard Hospital, Cape Town, 8001.

  Cape Town Switchboard:  021 201 1119