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Sclerotherapy – Q & A

All you need to know about Sclerotherapy! Part III! Q: When can I take a bath? You can take a shower after the sclerotherapy procedure, but do remember to put the compression stockings back on immediately after that. If you experience difficulty wearing the compression stockings, you may choose to take a bath before coming … Continue reading

March 17, 2012

Sclerotherapy – Q & A

All you need to know about Sclerotherapy! Part II Q: Is there anything that I need to prepare for the procedure, like fasting and all? The sclerotherapy procedure does not require any prior preparation. However, if you have a pair of compression stockings at home or you have previously gone through similarly procedures in the … Continue reading

March 7, 2012

Sclerotherapy – Q & A

All you need to know about Sclerotherapy! Sclerotherapy is a treatment used widely by vascular surgeons/consultants as well as vein clinics. A sclerosing solution (a type of medicine that will irritate the walls of the veins) will be injected into unsightly spider and reticular veins, causing them dissolve/die off as the body slowly absorbs them … Continue reading

February 29, 2012

Guide to EVLT / Endovenous Laser Treatment

Your complete guide to EVLT/ EndoVenous Laser Treatment procedures! Part II Part 2 starts on the day of surgery, if you have missed out on part one of the guide, click here: How to prepare for Endovenous Laser Treatment Day of Procedure You are required to be at The Vein Clinic an hour before your … Continue reading

January 19, 2012

How to prepare for Endovenous Laser Treatment

If you have varicose veins or spider veins, you may have been offered EndoVenous Laser Treatment to get rid of your varicose veins. So how does one prepare for such procedure? Your complete guide to EVLT/ EndoVenous Laser Treatment procedures! Part I Going for surgery in any capacity is no small issue. You’ll want to … Continue reading

January 10, 2012

Role of stockings for Varicose veins and Spider veins

Stockings are actually good for your veins. While most people would relate the idea of stockings to that of a lady’s wear, stockings can be more than just a fashion accessory. According to a study done by the America Association (2002), it is proven that surgical compression stockings can not only control the reflux resulted … Continue reading

January 5, 2012

Painful swollen leg veins-thrombophlebitis

You may have varicose veins / swollen leg veins for decades and they have not troubled you at all apart from the odd funny stares you get when you are out in shorts. Then out of nowhere, the swollen veins become hardened and extremely painful and tender to touch. The area around the swollen veins … Continue reading

May 7, 2011
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