Under Eye Thread / Spider Veins: Treatment Options

Thread or Spider veins can be formed anywhere on the body, and unlike varicose veins, they are relatively smaller in size. Poor lifestyle (excessive alcohol, smoking, stress), prolonged exposure to the sun and Rosacea (a skin condition that affects the blood vessels) are all possible factors that can contribute to prominent thread and spider veins… Continue reading Under Eye Thread / Spider Veins: Treatment Options

Treating Varicose Veins: Laura's Story

It’s a common misconception that varicose veins are a sign of ageing. While they occur more frequently in those who are closer to middle age (50% of women over 50 suffer from them) they can rear themselves at any age, even in spite of the best leg care regimes. A perfect example of this is Laura,… Continue reading Treating Varicose Veins: Laura's Story

NICE Recommendations on Varicose Veins: Mr Constantinos Kyriakides Responds

NICE recently released recommendations for the treatment of Varicose Veins in the NHS, supporting private sector calls for minimally invasive heat and laser treatments to be used over more traditional surgical methods where possible. This is estimated to save the NHS around £400,000 a year so it’s an interesting time for varicose vein treatments. Consequentially… Continue reading NICE Recommendations on Varicose Veins: Mr Constantinos Kyriakides Responds