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Varicose Veins Must Be Examined Standing

Recently, I saw a patient with recurrent varicose veins. The patient had had treatment many years before on the NHS and he commented that when he was examined and when the varicose veins were marked, he was asked to lie down. He also commented that after his surgical stripping operation (carried out 10 years ago, incidentally), when the bandages came off, he immediately noticed that most of his varicose veins had NOT been removed.

This is a common description of varicose veins treatment carried out at other clinics. Such an approach leads to inadequate and incomplete assessments. Here’s why.

  1. Varicose veins are caused … Continue reading »

Let’s Talk About Veins – Free Events

Are you interested in knowing more about varicose veins, thread veins and the complications of varicose veins such as phlebitis, varicose eczema and leg ulcers? Do you want to know about the treatment options available for these conditions? Dr Haroun Gajraj will give a talk about Vein Conditions including:

  • Leg Varicose Veins and Spider Veins
  • The Cosmetic Treatment of Leg Veins and Hand Veins
  • The Medical Complications of Varicose Veins
  • Modern Treatment Options such as Endovenous Laser Treatment and Sclerotherapy
  • Treatment under local anaesthetic without surgery on a “walk in, walk out basis”

These Open Events are a marvellous opportunity to … Continue reading »