Covid-19 has certainly changed a few things for us all. But we’ve been doing phone or Zoom consultations and follow ups for what seems like ages. Phone or Zoom consultations and follow-up appointments cut travel and save time, especially if it’s not urgent. Many of our varicose vein consultations can… Read more…To Zoom or not to Zoom
Vein stripping. We all know someone, or of someone, who’s had it done! Whether it’s a niece, nana or any member of your whānau, the imagination and alarming story of the operation is always the same. Today, there’s a different story to tell. Modern varicose vein treatment is quick and easy (with… Read more…Modern vein treatment quick, easy
They won’t go away on their own. You don’t get them from crossing your legs – no really. They’re not stripped out by operation – eek! These become some of our most frequently asked questions. Here we answer them. 1. Varicose veins won’t go away on their own. Our advice… Read more…3 things about varicose veins…
“Modern vein treatment these days is relatively quick and easy,” says vascular specialist Richard Evans, “especially when compared with the older vein treatments, such as stripping and even the heat treatments, like laser.” Today, a surgeon mostly uses medical-grade adhesive to seal off varicose veins. It’s been around for a… Read more…Vein treatment – amazing!!
Puffy legs? Varicose veins? On your feet all day? You might benefit wearing compression socks. The correct fit is all important to get the most benefit. REV offers fittings in greater Wellington, up the Kapiti Coast, over the hill in the Wairarapa and in Palmerston North. Medical grade ones or… Read more…Compression sock fittings
The first thing you notice about the Mobile Surgical Unit is its size. It’s massive and you can’t help but give kudos to the steerologist (aka driver) who’s manoeuvred it into the tight spot behind the Kapiti Health Centre in Paraparaumu. The bus travels the country bringing ‘the best care,… Read more…Big bus, small town
Here’s our patient having Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy (UGS)… It’s a mouthful but worth it if you’ve got tired, aching legs and unsightly veins. It’s effective for big clusters of spider veins and some varicose veins. It’s non-invasive (expect a little bruising) but truly you walk in and out again about half… Read more…Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy (UGS)
No need to cover your legs in summer because of your spider veins or to use concealer to hide them on your face, because these can be treated effectively with laser therapy. Where are yours? You might have a cluster behind your knees or broken, darker blue ones on your… Read more…Talking spider veins