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Insights from the 24th ACP Scientific Meeting in Fiji

Insights from the 24th ACP Scientific Meeting in Fiji

Dr. Peter Paraskevas recently participated in the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Phlebology (ACP) in Fiji, marking a significant contribution to the field of phlebology. Through engaging lectures and a hands-on approach, the event highlighted the importance of advanced diagnostics and patient care in treating chronic venous diseases. This year’s conference not only provided invaluable learning opportunities but also showcased the challenges and achievements in vein care across diverse healthcare landscapes.

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Best treatment for varicose veins in 2024

Best treatment for varicose veins in 2024

For a long time, there was only one way to reduce varicose veins, a procedure known as stripping. Thankfully, there are much better options today that are non-invasive. The type of vein problem you have will determine the options that are available to you.

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What is Venous Reflux?

What is Venous Reflux?

Make sense of venous reflux, a condition that affects the circulation of blood in the legs, and discover its causes, symptoms, and available treatment options for proper management.

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Why treat Varicose Veins early?

Why treat Varicose Veins early?

Varicose Veins are considered a chronic venous disease. Similar to other chronic conditions, the initial stages are often mild and go unnoticed as a threat to the patient’s well-being. However, as the disease progresses, complications can arise, significantly impacting the patient’s health in the long term.

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Long Haul Travel and Vein Health

Long Haul Travel and Vein Health

If you suffer from varicose veins, you may be at an increased risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). Be aware of this risk if you are planning to travel and know what you can do to minimise the risk of DVT and a blood clot.

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What Does a Phlebologist Do?

What Does a Phlebologist Do?

A phlebologist is a medically qualified doctor with post-graduate training for expert diagnosis and treatment of many forms of venous disease. This covers varicose and spider veins, clotting disorders, vascular birthmarks, leg ulcers and related conditions. 

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How to get rid of spider veins

How to get rid of spider veins

For many, spider veins are an ever-present frustration to short skirts and dresses, when baring legs means baring spider veins too. But they don’t have to keep bothering you, today we’re looking at how you can get rid of spider veins.

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Why are venous leg ulcers so hard to heal?

Why are venous leg ulcers so hard to heal?

Open sores that develop without obvious cause are known as skin ulcers. There are many potential causes, but they are often related to poor circulation e.g.: pressure from being bedbound, atherosclerosis, venous insufficiency (varicose veins), or diabetes. Let’s look in detail at ulcers caused by varicose veins, known as “venous ulcers.”

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How to prevent varicose veins

How to prevent varicose veins

Varicose veins and spider veins can be painful, lead to complications, and might even be a hit to your self-confidence. Prevention being better than a cure – how can you prevent varicose veins from developing on your legs and groin?

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