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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…


Video: Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy for resistant thread veins

Most thread veins can be treated by conventional sclerotherapy. This relies on identifying small, blue feeding veins by eye – and then injecting them. In some patients the ‘feeding veins’ can’t be found easily and ultrasound imaging is used to find and inject the small…


Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

A substantial change in medical practice has occurred in the last 10 years. Several new, minimally invasive techniques for treating have been described and come into general use. The main aim of these is to avoid surgical removal of varicose veins. The idea is to…


A Fresh Approach for Varicose Veins

Sclerotherapy is an especially useful technique for the common problem of varicose veins because it avoids a surgical procedure. The problem with normal sclerotherapy is that it trats the superficial varices adequately, but does not address the cause of the varices – incompetence of the…


BVI in the Media

In one hour my varicose veins were cured – by inections of foam… “A Doctor is pioneering a new treatment for varicose veins without the need for painful surgery. Tradiotionally, the large, ugly, blue veins that affect men and women have to be removed removed…

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