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Do I need to treat my varicose veins?

Varicose veins usually develop when the small valves inside the veins stop working properly. They appear as lumpy or bulging veins usually on the legs and they may be dark purple or blue in colour. Varicose veins affect many people

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Pre and Post Op Varicose Vein Treatment (EVLA) FAQs

When booking in for any type of procedure you will give a list of pre-treatment instructions to follow in the weeks leading up to your treatment date. For the majority of us we are just used to following these instructions

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Understanding the difference between Thread and Varicose Veins

In order to work properly, veins are equipped with valves that help our blood flow in the correct direction without backtracking, but when those valves fail, then Thread and Varicose Veins can form. Visualising which is which The easiest way

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The Private Clinic, Glasgow: Treatments

This might be our furthermost clinic, but it’s a cultural hub full of life, art and beautiful architecture that’s reminiscent of London, where our first clinic was established. Since Glasgow has so much to offer, we’ve selected a range of

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Winter is coming… and it’s the best time of year for treating Varicose Veins

It’s cold, rainy and murky these days, but it does give us a good excuse to stay at home and wrap ourselves up in cocoons made out of soft blankets and fluffy duvets. While the cold weather may not be

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Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy can you an amazing experience for many expectant mothers, and although the list of changes that your body goes through is extensive, we’re going to stick to the things we specialise in right here at The Private Clinic; in this case:

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Spider Vein or Varicose Vein: What’s the difference?

While neither is particularly popular and the two are often confused, Varicose Veins and Spider Veins are two entirely different leg problems that need to be addressed in varying, case-dependent, ways. The Treatment needed will always depend on what, exactly, you’re

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When is the best time to treat varicose veins?

We explore varicose vein treatments and the best time of year to have them performed.  Winter: a time when it’s acceptable to cover our least favourite body parts without a soul asking why. But, at The Private Clinic, we don’t

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Sclerotherapy or Laser Treatment: Which is better for Varicose Veins?

Greater advances in medical technology mean there is now a wealth of non-surgical treatments to choose from when it comes to treating Varicose Veins. With risks of scarring and recovery times lessened, it can feel the worst part about all of

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Are your veins healthy? The Varicose Veins MOT

We’re slaves to getting our cars checked in annual MOTs, but how often do we take the time to check our own health? Probably not often enough. It’s estimated that nearly 3 in 10 of us will suffer from varicose

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