Studies reveal that Varicose Veins are linked to genetics

In a new study conducted by Oxford researchers, a critical genetic risk score had been developed to predict the likelihood of patients that were suffering with varicose veins to require surgery. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are veins that are enlarged, swollen, lumpy, bumpy, or twisted in appearance. They often appear on the legs… Continue reading Studies reveal that Varicose Veins are linked to genetics

Where can Varicose Veins appear?

Varicose veins are most commonly found on the legs; however it is possible for them to appear in other unexpected places that are not your legs and feet. Varicose Veins on your arms Varicose veins can appear on your arms, and this can cause some distress as the arms are typically a very visible area… Continue reading Where can Varicose Veins appear?

What are NICE Guidelines for Varicose Veins?

When searching for a private varicose vein treatment clinic in the UK you may have heard of the term ‘NICE Recommended’ or ‘NICE Gold Standard’. These statements sound very positive and important but what actually is NICE and what are the NICE Guidelines for Varicose Vein treatment?  What is NICE?  NICE stands for the National Institute for Health… Continue reading What are NICE Guidelines for Varicose Veins?

Varicose Veins in Feet and Ankles: the causes and best treatments

Varicose veins in the feet and ankles can be very debilitating for sufferers of the condition. Around 1 in 3 adults experience varicose veins at some point in their lives, and the legs are one of the most commonly affected areas. Feet varicose veins make even the easiest activities like walking or standing difficult. Sufferers… Continue reading Varicose Veins in Feet and Ankles: the causes and best treatments

Varicose Leg Veins: The Best Treatments to Remove Them

Having varicose veins on your legs is common for a vast range of different people. It is estimated that 20% of all adults will get varicose veins at some point in their lives, and they often occur in the legs. As well as being a cosmetic issue, varicose leg veins can also cause sufferers a… Continue reading Varicose Leg Veins: The Best Treatments to Remove Them

Ultrasound for Varicose Veins

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One in three adults in the UK will suffer from varicose veins in their lifetime. But thanks to a range of modern medical advances…

The Menopause & Varicose Veins: What you need to know

Varicose Vein Symptoms

For many women, varicose veins can prove to be a particularly troublesome issue during the menopause.

What to expect at your varicose vein consultation post Covid-19?

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Lock down has meant that our clinics have been closed for a few months now. As we look to open our clinics again…

Normal veins vs varicose veins

Varicose Vein Symptoms

Veins are a type of blood vessel that transports deoxygenated blood from your organs back to your heart…

How to treat varicose veins?

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged, swollen, twisted and more prominent in appearance. They are often blue or purple in colour but can also be colour-less. Varicose veins occur when the valves within the veins that control blood flow become weak and instead of moving the blood along, it instead sits within the… Continue reading How to treat varicose veins?