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An Important Date for Your Diary – Our Next Open Events


The VeinCare Centre holds regular open events for the public. They are a marvelous opportunity to meet the experts and to learn about your vein condition and the latest treatment options.

Past VeinCare Open Events have been very well attended and feedback from those who have come has been extremely positive.

The event will consist of a presentation followed by demonstrations and “Question and Answers”.

Those who attend are eligible for special offers. The meeting … Continue reading »

Nick Lagattolla and Simon Payne Join The Team

Two new consultant colleagues have joined the VeinCare Centre. Nick Lagattolla and Simon Payne are highly experienced vascular surgeons who are able to provide the latest non-invasive treatments for varicose veins, thread veins and the complications of superficial venous reflux.

Nick Lagattolla

Nick Lagattolla

Mr Nicholas Lagattolla trained in Nottingham and then continued his higher surgical training in London at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He has been a Consultant in general, vascular and endocrine surgery for nearly 14 years at the Dorset County Hospital. During Nick’s tenure as a consultant, … Continue reading »

Endo-Venous Laser for Varicose Veins of the Legs

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EVL for Leg Veins

“What exactly does endo-venous laser do to varicose veins?”.

This is a question I get asked quite a lot. Laser will cauterise the vein that is it will heat it to a temperature at which it is instantly closed. It will also sterilise it so that all the living cells inside the vein wall are devitalised – so the vein can never recover. In fact, if done correctly, I have never seen a vein which has been treated by laser recur or come … Continue reading »

One Duplex Scan Is Not Enough

Before having any vein treatment, it is vital you have a duplex ultrasound scan, this allows the specialist to build up a picture of the veins, how they are connected and so to diagnose the underlying problem.

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One Duplex Scan is Not Enough

Many specialists have likened the scan to a map. Now in the same way, you wouldn’t start a journey without a map, so too you wouldn’t go out on a journey and leave the map behind. So it is important the treatment itself … Continue reading »