Cape Town:  021 201 1119  

What to expect after the procedure

  1. Your legs will be bandaged with compression which you need to keep on for 24 hours.
  2. You will need to wear compression stockings for 3 weeks after the procedure. The strength will be determined on your first visit.
  3. Walk the same day for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 weeks.
  5. Avoid sun exposure (including sunbeds) for 2 weeks.


Room 1521 Christiaan Barnard Hospital, Cape Town, 8001.

  Cape Town Switchboard:  021 201 1119