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Varicose Veins and Restless Legs

Did you know there is a link between varicose veins and restless legs? It isn’t uncommon for patients to suffer from both conditions at the same time. The question is, how are the conditions connected and will you always develop one alongside the other? Here, you’ll discover everything you need to know about varicose veins […]

Varicose Veins in Men

Varicose veins are often associated with women. However, did you know they can affect men too? A lot of men develop the condition at some time in their lives and it causes just as much embarrassment and discomfort as it does for women. James Blunt is the latest male celebrity to reveal he has undergone […]

Varicose Veins: The Hidden Cost of Lockdown?

At the start of the year, nobody could have predicted that just three months in, we’d be facing a global pandemic. For the first time in our lifetime, we were forced into lockdown. Not only has the lockdown caused significant financial difficulties, but it’s also impacted our health too. With non-essential treatments being halted, it […]

Varicose Vein FAQ

Varicose veins are an extremely common health problem. However, despite how prevalent they are, few patients know much, if anything, about them. Here’s everything you need to know about varicose veins in a handy FAQ format, but get in touch if you’d have more questions – in advance of our clinic reopening in July, we […]

New telemedicine information from Cornwall Vein Clinic

In response to the changes to daily routines that are now required as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Mr Woodburn is now offering remote telemedicine consultations at the Cornwall Vein Clinic. This will mean that patients can still see a specialist and discuss their condition and potential treatment options with them, without having to […]

New trial finds benefits of Mechanochemical Ablation for varicose veins

A new randomised trial has revealed that Mechanochemical Ablation can offer more benefits than EVLA for varicose veins. Currently, EVLA (Endovenous Laser Ablation) is considered one of the most effective varicose vein treatments. However, the results of this new study could change the way practitioners treat the condition. Here, we’ll look at what the new […]

What is the recovery like after varicose vein treatment?

If you have been told you need to undergo varicose vein treatment, it’s common to wonder what the recovery process will involve. While your recovery will largely depend upon the procedure you undergo, the majority of treatments we offer at the Cornwall Vein Clinic offer a quick and painless recovery. Here you’ll discover more about […]

NICE recommends innovative varicose veins treatment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), has recently recommended an innovative varicose vein treatment. Cyanoacrylate glue occlusion is being recommended as one of the best treatments for varicose veins. Here, we’ll look at why this innovative treatment has been given a NICE seal of approval. What is Cyanoacrylate glue occlusion? Cyanoacrylate glue […]

Does weightlifting cause varicose veins?

Varicose veins can be caused by a number of factors. Genetics, being female, old age and being overweight can all increase your risk of developing the condition. In some cases, excessive exercise has also been linked as a risk factor. For those who enjoy weightlifting, there is some concern over whether it too can trigger […]

Eating your way to better vein health

While varicose veins aren’t always preventable, there are ways to lower the risk. One way to protect yourself against vascular disease is to pay attention to your diet. Here, we’ll look at how what you eat can impact vein health and the top foods you can add to your daily diet to reduce the risk […]