Exercise for Varicose Veins

Given the many health benefits of keeping fit, it’s easy to see it as a panacea for all issues. But what does it do for vein health? Here we look at the benefits and limitations of exercise for varicose veins. How do varicose veins develop? There are ...

How Do I Get Rid of Varicose Veins on My Legs?

For many, varicose veins cause discomfort and self-consciousness. So, what are the options for getting rid of them? Here we look at the most effective treatments, and the ones to avoid. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are swollen veins that b ...

Does Varicose Vein Cream Work?

For many, varicose veins cause pain and discomfort, not to mention self-consciousness when summer arrives. It's tempting to experiment with the many creams available that claim to reduce the appearance of varicose veins and relieve discomfort. In thi ...

What Is a Duplex Scan?

This article is for people who have been advised to have a duplex ultrasound scan as part of the consultation process for varicose vein or spider vein treatment. It explains why the procedure is necessary and what it involves.What is a duplex scan?A ...

What Is Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins?

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive procedure suitable for treating trunk varicose veins – the thick, lumpy veins visible below the skin’s surface. The process is often used in conjunction with ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy ( ...

How Much Does Spider Vein Treatment Cost?

If you are considering having your spider veins (also known as thread veins) treated, you have probably started researching the costs. Prices and pricing models vary widely from clinic to clinic, making it difficult to compare packages and predict yo ...