Is it possible by surgery to make vein on bicep muscle visible? /Patrik, Stockholm, Sweden

I work out a lot and have less than 10% body fat and on my right biceps a big vein show along the entire muscle but not on my left arm. Is it possible by surgery to make a similar vein visible on my left arm also?

Doctor Answers 2

Arm veins may or may not be pathologic

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There is no need, medical or cosmetic, to make a vein appear on the contralateral arm.

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H Karamanoukian MD FACS

certified vein specialist from ABVLM

Arm veins.

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It would be impractical to attempt to create a vein on the left arm to match your right.  The extent and cost of a vascular surgical procedure is not indicated.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon

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