Varicose Vein Treatments Include:
Everything you need to know
Up to 40% of women and 20% of men suffer from symptoms of varicose veins, making the disease of the veins one of the most prevalent conditions today. Varicose veins are caused by weak vein walls and valves. Women are more likely to have varicose veins, particularly as being pregnant leads to an increased risk. Old age, being overweight and long periods of standing also increase your risk of developing varicose veins.
varicose vein treatment Options
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WILL VARICOSE VEINS GO AWAY ON THEIR OWN?
Varicose veins will not go away on their own. There are things you can do at home to help reduce your symptoms such as exercising regularly, avoiding standing up for long periods of time, elevating the affected area when resting or wearing compression stockings. For more severe cases where they are causing you pain or more serious complications could arise, a consultant will recommend a suitable treatment for you.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT?
Recovery time depends on the treatment type you have had and the amount of veins you have had treated. The ELVeS Radial™ Laser procedure is the treatment of choice for many as it has no recovery time at all with patients able to go back to their normal activities straight after treatment. Other methods such as Sclerotherapy and Phlebectomy, it is recommended to avoid exercise for around 3-5 days following treatment and the bruising should heal around 2-6 weeks later.
REQUEST A CALL BACK
Please fill in this form and one of our team will give you a call back to arrange a consultation with one of our expert dermatologists.
HEAR FROM OUR PATIENTS
WHY Choose varicose vein treatment From STRATUM DERMATOLOGY CLINICS?
Here at Stratum Dermatology Clinics, we understand how skin conditions can reduce confidence and self esteem. Varicose veins can cause pain and discomfort and can lead to other health complications such as skin ulcers. They are also very unsightly and can be removed for aesthetic reasons.
We work with leading experts in the field of dermatology to ensure you have the best experience and treatment. Stratum Dermatology Clinics are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, are part of the British Association of Dermatologists and are top rated by patients on Doctify so you can assure safe and effective acne treatment with us.
Stratum Clinics Cheltenham
5 Ormond Terrace
Stratum Clinics Oxford
38-39 Park End Street
Oxford OX1 1JD
WIMBLEDON AND RAYNES PARK
Stratum Clinics Wimbledon & Raynes Park
Raynes Park Health Centre
1 Lambton Road
latest INSIGHTS AND ADVICE
Acne Awareness Month 2023
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting a significant percentage of the population. Despite its prevalence, few people know that June is acne awareness month. This presents a perfect opportunity to delve deeper into the condition and answer some of the burning
Varicose Veins: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Do you have unsightly or uncomfortable leg veins? While some leg veins are harmless, varicose veins can cause symptoms like pain, swelling, itching, and cramping. These threats can be mitigated with early detection and timely action, so don’t wait to be seen by your GP
Why should I see a Consultant Dermatologist?
BENEFITS OF SEEING A CONSULTANT DERMATOLOGIST. You may have heard of the term ‘Consultant Dermatologist’ but not really known exactly what they do or what the benefits of seeing one are. Here we will explain what dermatology is, what a Consultant Dermatologist is and how