Remove varicose veins same day with no hospital stay

The good news today is that most varicose vein issues can be treated non-surgically, with patients walking in and out after only 30 minutes of treatment!

These treatments are safe, effective and have high success  rates - so there's no need to embark on scary-sounding  procedures such as "vein-stripping" in a hospital, having an  anesthetic or risking potential scarring!

Improve your quality of life - contact us to get your  legs fixed today!

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Varicose Veins

Dr Paraskevas specialises in non-surgical treatment of varicose veins of all sizes, and has developed a reputation as a leader in the application of simple and successful techniques to treat varicose veins.

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Spider Veins & Reticular Veins

What are spider veins? Spider Veins are extremely common. They are the tiny red or blue vessels that can appear anywhere on the body but more commonly on the legs, face, chest or even abdomen.

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Chronic Venous Disease

Many patients do not realise they have a complication of venous disease until they see a phlebologist. It is important to understand that varicose veins can be a progressive condition and that new diseased veins can develop with time.

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About Varicose Veins

Varicose vein disease can severely impact your quality of life, especially if left untreated. Find out more about varicose veins »

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No Hospital Stay Required!

We offer a range of instant, permanent and non-surgical treatments! See our varicose veins treatment options »

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Meet Our Staff

Our staff are friendly, knowledgable and committed to looking after you. Meet The Vein Health Medical Clinic staff »

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From The Blog

When Should You Seek Treatment for Varicose Veins?

blog-seektreatment-thVaricose veins can be hereditary and as such, problem veins can have been our long-time friends before we start thinking about getting treatment for them. But at what point should you seek treatment for varicose veins?

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New Varicose Vein Device Uses Infrared to View Hidden Veins

accuvein4-thHaving performed over 5000 sclerotherapy procedures, the most difficult legs to treat are those with what I refer to as hidden reticular veins or feeders.

Reticular veins are blue surface veins that are usually present in the outside part of the thigh and lower leg. They are also referred to as “feeders” as they feed the smaller spider veins. Phlebology 101 teaches you to treat these feeders first before even attempting to treat the spider veins. This way you can ensure permanent and successful results and help avoid matting.

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Why are My Varicose Veins Itchy?

blog-vv-itchy-thThe skin in the area of a varicose vein can become itchy and irritated and may change colour. If this happens you may have Venous Dermatitis. Our veins are full of one-way valves that help to pump the blood forward around the body and away from our skin.

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About Dr. Peter Paraskevas

aboutDr Peter Paraskevas (MBBS, FRACGP, FACP, GCertHSc (Med Sonography)) is a Phlebologist and Certified Sclerotherapist and a leader in the non-surgical treatment of varicose veins and leg ulcers.

With a background in emergency and general medicine, Dr Paraskevas initially worked in private general practice in Victoria, after obtaining his fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. During this time he developed an interest in varicose vein disease, venous ulcers and peripheral arterial disease.
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Top 5 Myths About Varicose Veins

Myth #3 - Removing Varicose Veins Involves Painful Surgery and Weeks Off Work

The good news about new laser technology and modern sclerotherapy techniques is that patients do not require hospital admission or general anaesthetic, and can walk in and out in under an hour. These treatments are safe, effective and have a high success rate with no down time. This treatment is especially good news for patients who are not considered fit for surgery, but who are troubled by the often debilitating symptoms of this very common health issue.

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