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Results of Laser for My Varicose Veins – 3 Month Update

I had my veins treated on 14th March by my colleague Robin Windhaber. Some of you may have seen the video of the procedure actually being done. Well it’s 3 months now and its time for an update.

The procedure itself was very straight forward. I chose to have both my legs treated in the same session. I was surprised how little discomfort there was. The local anaesthetic injections did not hurt and of course, I did not feel the laser which was used to heat the unhealthy veins from the inside. I was … Continue reading »

Latest Treatments for Varicose Vein – A Review

There are a number of modern treatments for varicose veins, thread veins and the complications of leg vein disease. How do you choose?

In this video blog, I discuss the various options for treatment and how these options such as endovenous laser (EVL), radiofrequency ablation (VNUS Closure), Superglue (VenaSeal) and Foam Sclerotherapy all work. I discuss the pros and cons with a live audience.

Contact me today for a confidential chat

If you’re worried about your veins and would like a confidential chat please do get in touch. I am happy to offer simple advice by telephone or email for free and … Continue reading »

Flying After Vein Treatment – Advice About Long Haul Flights

One of the commonest questions I am asked is “When can I fly after vein treatments?” Well I am going to tell you what I advise.

Flying

Long Haul Flights

The most feared complication after any surgical treatment which is followed by a flight shortly afterwards – particularly a long haul flight – is Deep vein thrombosis – often abbreviated to DVT. DVT is a clot in the deep veins of the legs that can break free and travel to the lungs. The medical term for clots lodging in the lungs is … Continue reading »