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?

How to get rid of varicose veins

If you are unhappy with your varicose veins or worried about associated health issues, you may be wondering what your options are. If you see your NHS doctor about tackling varicose veins for cosmetic reasons or associated health problems, they will very likely suggest self-care measures such as trialling compression stockings for 6 months. However… Continue reading How to get rid of varicose veins

We answer your Varicose Vein Questions

If you’re suffering from varicose veins or as some call them “leg veins” and are thinking about treatment, we understand you may have a lot of questions regarding the condition itself and options available to you. We thought we would help you out by answering some of the most popular varicose vein queries our patients… Continue reading We answer your Varicose Vein Questions

Are my varicose veins a health risk?

Varicose veins are a relatively common issue shared amongst 40% of the adult population in the UK. Usually varicose veins are caused by pregnancy, genetics, age or being overweight and the main reason for seeking treatment would be if you were unhappy with the appearance. In some cases patients have discussed symptoms such as pain,… Continue reading Are my varicose veins a health risk?