“Sclerotherapy is now the treatment of choice, without the need for hospital admission or general anaesthetic and with no surgical scarring,” says Dr. Paraskevas. “Patients experience minimal, if any, discomfort and are able to return to normal duties immediately. The treatment is at a fraction of the cost of private surgery and is largely covered by Medicare.”

Vein Health’s specialist doctors are specifically trained in ultrasound diagnosis and varicose vein management.

“There are few centres in Victoria that offer this form of specialised treatment,” says Dr. Paraskevas. “The procedures include ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy (injecting problematic veins with the assistance of an ultrasound machine) and endovenous laser treatment (passing a laser fibre into the vein and obliterating the vein from within.)”

“The beauty of these procedures is that they are non-invasive, are done in an office setting, and do not require a general anaesthetic. Veins of any size, in both men and women, can be treated.”

Vein Health is at Collins Place Professional Suites, Suite 10, 45 Collins Street, Melbourne – call us to make an appointment.