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Stockings and bandages after vein treatment

Many doctors recommend that their patients wear bandages or compression stockings after vein treatment. Some of our patients ask if this is still necessary. The scientific evidence is a bit confusing on this subject. We have tried treating large varicose veins using very limited compression…

 

When to start vein treatment

Sometimes people consult us a couple of weeks before going on a beach holiday in the hope that the veins can be fixed in time. The problem is that all treatments for large varicose veins and for thread veins take a while to become effective…

 

Chris Evans (DJ and broadcaster) get his veins done.

I was fascinated to read on social media the account of Chris Evans and his varicose veins. The surgeon described making incisions and taking out the veins which were very large. I have tried to avoid making incisions in the legs of my patients for…

 

Microsclerotherapy Demonstration

Claire Judge, Clinical Nurse Specialist, demonstrates how to treat thread veins and reticular veins with microsclerotherapy. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapists Conference, 2018.

 

Foam sclerotherapy demonstration

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, demonstrates who to treat varicose veins using ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapists Conference, 2018.

 

Video: Philip Coleridge Smith

Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, British Vein Institute describes the anatomay of the venous system and the importance of this when treating varicose veins and thread veins. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapists Conference, 2018.

 

Video: Dr Steve Tristram

Dr Steve Tristram, Consultant Vascular Physician, Basingstoke discusses the complications which may arise from sclerotherapy used to treat varicose veins and thread veins. He describes methods of avoiding the common problems. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapists Conference, 2018.

 

Video: Claire Judge

Claire Judge, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Royal Free Hospital, London discusses the information which should be provided to patients undergoing sclerotherapy for varicose veins and thread veins. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapsists Conference, 2018.

 

Video: Dr Mike Watkins

Dr Mike Watkins, STD Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Hereford dicusses the sclerosant drugs used to treat varicose veins and thread veins. Recorded at the British Association of Sclerotherapists Conference, 2018.

 
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