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Early Treatment for Venous Leg Ulcers Leads to Better Outcomes, Study Finds

A new study published within JAMA Surgery, has revealed early treatment for venous leg ulcers results in better outcomes. Approximately 1 in every 300 adults in the UK suffer with venous leg ulcers. They are more prevalent in those with varicose veins and can be quite painful for patients to live with. Here, we’ll look […]

Why Autumn is the Perfect Time to Treat Varicose Veins

For those living with varicose veins, it can be an embarrassing and frustrating condition. Many sufferers feel so self-conscious over their bulging veins, that it affects their day to day life. Some may avoid wearing certain types of clothing for example or avoid activities such as swimming. If you’ve been suffering with varicose veins, autumn […]

5 Myths About Varicose Veins You Shouldn’t Believe

Varicose veins are one of the most common, yet surprisingly misunderstood conditions. There are a lot of myths surrounding the condition and how it should be treated. Here, you’ll discover 5 myths about varicose veins you shouldn’t believe. Varicose veins are just cosmetic This is potentially the most dangerous myth in circulation. Varicose veins have […]

New Study Reviews Effectiveness of Compression Garments After Varicose Vein Removal

A new study has looked into the effectiveness of compression garments after varicose vein removal. Commonly worn by patients, particularly with mild venous disease, compression garments are widely considered beneficial. So, what did this new study find and are compression garments effective after varicose vein removal? Understanding the study The new randomised controlled trial was […]

Why Do Some Varicose Veins Reoccur After Treatment?

Your varicose veins may have been troubling you for many years and, once you’ve made the decision to go ahead with treatment, the hope is that they will be permanently removed. However, for some patients, varicose veins can reoccur, and estimates vary as to how many people may be affected. Causes of recurrent varicose veins […]

Cycling and Varicose Veins

In a bid to fight obesity, the UK government is encouraging more people to cycle to work. The recent coronavirus pandemic has also led to an increase in cyclists, as people look for safer, alternative transport. While cycling can do wonders for the body, it has been linked to the development of varicose veins for […]

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 […]