72018May
Do Varicose Veins Need to Be Treated?

Do Varicose Veins Need to Be Treated?

Varicose Veins are basically bulging or enlarged veins visible on the surface of the skin. It is a very common condition with medical studies suggesting around 17% of men and 31% of women will develop Varicose Veins at some stage during their life. Risk factors for developing Varicose Veins include older age, being female, pregnancy,…

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162016Feb
VEIN GLUE

VEIN GLUE

The use of glue to seal off Varicose Veins has recently attracted a lot of publicity. The treatment is called VENASEAL and involves using the glue butylcyanoacrylate. The treatment is designed for the treatment of larger deeper veins and not for surface and spider veins. The glue is injected into a vein via a catheter…

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172015Sep

5 ways to reduce the risk of D.V.T when flying

┬áOne of the common risk factors for developing DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is long distance air travel. Air plane travel creates increased risks not only because of restricted mobility within the airplane but also because of lower oxygen levels (which may activate the clotting system) and lower humidity within airplane cabins – which increases risk…

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