Tag: vein stripping

Vein Removal Treatments: The Private Clinic vs. the NHS

The Daily Express recently wrote about a man (Rob Crowley, 35) who had undergone a ‘MIRACLE’ treatment for his Varicose Veins after having had an unsuccessful surgical procedure with the NHS. The headlining treatment in question was the Endovenous Laser …

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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. The easiest way to understand how veins …

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Alternatives to vein stripping

50% of varicose veins are treated via a technique known as stripping – a complicated surgical procedure which involves tying off problem veins and removing them. With most patients advised to take 14-21 days off work post-procedure and general anaesthetic commonly …

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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 …

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