Sclerotherapy can be performed in one of two ways.
EVLA is a breakthrough in modern management of varicose veins. This technique has been in use for approximately 19 years in the USA and Europe and 17 years in Australia.
UGS is a safe and effective method for the treatment of varicose veins. Unlike surgery there is no need for hospitalisation or an anaesthetic. There is no surgical scarring and virtually no downtime. Most patients with varicose veins are suitable for UGS.
This minor surgical procedure involves the removal of varicose veins close to the skin through tiny incisions.
Patients are asked not to apply moisturiser to their legs on the day of the treatment. The moisturiser affects the adhesiveness of any tapes, which may be used to hold dressings in place following the treatment. Moisturiser does not affect the treatment otherwise.
There are a number of possible side effects seen with vein treatments that are considered a normal consequence of successful treatment.
There are a number of possible complications that can occur with vein treatments even when the greatest of care is taken.
In order to ensure the success of your treatment it is essential you observe the following instructions.
Dr Chirgwin at the Vein & Laser Centre will explain the treatment course required to produce a significant improvement to your legs. The degree of success from treatment depends on many factors.