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Safety during Laser Varicose Vein Treatment

For reasons of safety,  we believe that vein procedures are best carried out under local anaesthetic on a walk-in walk-out basis. By avoiding general anaesthetics and a prolonged recovery period, there is virtually no risk to the heart and breathing and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is vanishingly rare. This procedure is safe, effective with very low risk.

We also believe that as well as providing treatments that are safe, it is important to look after the comfort of our patients and to reassure them at every stage of the procedure. For these … Continue reading »

Not Just Legs – I treat hands, face and body veins

The majority of people whom I see from Dorset, Somerset and other parts of the southwest come to me because they are troubled by unsightly or uncomfortable leg veins. That isn’t surprising when you consider that approximately 40-60% of us either have or will¬†develop thread veins or varicose veins on our legs. Increasingly, however, people are asking me for advice about treatment for prominent hand veins, thread veins on the face and body and I … Continue reading »