Guide to Prices for Vein Treatments at the Duchy Hospital, Truro, 2016

Thread vein treatments

Initial assessment only (no injections) – £100

Thread vein injections

Price per 30-minute treatment session – £200

(NB: In addition to this charge there is a charge for the support stockings supplied at the initial treatment visit. The price depends on the type of stocking selected, and varies from about £35 to £70. Further information about stocking prices can be obtained from the Duchy Hospital directly)

Laser treatments for thread veins

Initial treatment test patch – £45

Price per 15-minute laser treatment – £50

(NB: Nurse-led laser treatment to remove thread veins will usually involve between 3-6 treatment sessions to complete your treatment. If the treatment session takes less than 15 minutes, prices will be charged pro-rata)

Foam sclerotherapy for minor varicose veins

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

First course of injections – 1 leg £375/2 legs £500

(this price includes the supply of the relevant support stockings that are required following the treatment)

Additional injections per visit – £200

Foam sclerotherapy for truncal varicose veins

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Foam sclerotherapy long or short saphenous veins 1 leg £950/2 legs £1665

(NB: may need more than 1 visit, costs cover all treatment) 

Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA)

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

EVLA treatment long or short saphenous veins – 1 leg £2200/2 legs £2650

(NB: Cornwall Vein Clinic undertakes these procedures using the latest 1470nm radial fibres to minimise bruising and discomfort following the procedure)

One post-treatment follow-up visit FREE

VNUS closureFAST treatment (Venefit)

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

VNUS closureFAST long or short saphenous veins – 1 leg £2200/2 legs £2650

(NB: Includes cost of any adjunctive sclerotherapy or phlebectomies undertaken at the time of VNUS. Sclerotherapy or other treatments undertaken separately, including during the post-operative follow-up visit will be charged at the rate relevant to the treatment required)

One post-treatment follow-up visit FREE

For all the above treatments, charges are the same regardless of whether or not the veins are recurrent (have come back after a previous treatment)

Mechanicochemical ablation (Clarivein)

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Clarivein treatment to long or short saphenous vein – price 1 leg £2200/2 legs £2650

(NB: Due to the maximum dose of chemical that can be used per visit, Clarivein treatment can often only be used on one leg per treatment visit. The cost includes any phlebectomies undertaken at the time of treatment. Sclerotherapy or other treatments undertaken separately, including during the post-operative follow-up visit will be charged at the rate relevant to the treatment required)

Cyanoacrylate Glue (Venaseal)

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Venaseal treatment to long or short saphenous veins -1 leg £2690/2 legs £3100

(NB: The cost includes any phlebectomies undertaken at the time of treatment. Sclerotherapy or other treatments undertaken separately, including during the post-operative follow-up visit will be charged at the rate relevant to the treatment required)

Local anaesthetic phlebectomies

This procedure to remove varicose veins through small nicks in the skin under local anaesthetic may occasionally be required for troublesome veins remaining after VNUS or EVLT treatment. In a few situations, it may be the only treatment required for your varicose veins

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Phlebectomies for varicose veins – one leg or both legs £365

Surgical treatment

Initial consultation and ultrasound assessment of veins – 1 leg £180/2 legs £210

Prices for operative surgical treatment of varicose veins under general anaesthetic are on an individual quotation basis only.

One post-treatment follow-up visit FREE

These prices are intended as a rough guide for patients who are funding their own treatment, costs can vary considerably depending on your individual diagnosis. The exact costs of your treatment will always be discussed with you at your initial consultation