July 1, 2020
Routine treatment through the NHS has become severely restricted, so we’ve looked for ways to give as many people as possible access to the best care and most effective treatment.
Stephen is a fellow of the European Board of Vascular Surgery and usually based at London’s Guys and St Thomas’s hospital, where he leads the Vascular department.
Vein disease or Chronic Venous Insufficiency gets worse the older we are and will affect up to 20 million people in the UK at some point in their lives.
You get the best results as efficiently as possible at UK Vein Clinic. We only charge a single fee, which It includes our guarantee that the veins we treat, will be closed successfully.
NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) describe best practice for varicose vein treatment in 3 quality statements. UK Vein Clinic care pathway incorporates all NICE quality guidelines.
NICE recommend the use of a specialist vascular service. Symptoms are likely to continue unless treated, but in some cases will lead to further complications such as bleeding, skin damage and even ulceration. Vein disease affects many of us, especially as we get older. Treatment can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life and reduce progress of the disease.
NICE make clear that a consultation should includes a non-invasive scan using duplex ultrasound. A specialist vascular sonographer should complete this scan and diagnostic.
Endothermal ablation or ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy are preferred treatment solutions. These methods are minimally invasive. They ensure a more rapid recovery and lower risks when compared to traditional hospital-based methods.
UK Vein Clinic use EVRF (endovenous radiofrequency ablation, to remove the varicose vein. The Rassmussen study in the British Journal of Surgery, proves the benefit of EVRF. The study concluded that “the failure rate was lowest for both EVRF and stripping (4.8%) at year one. EVRF and foam sclerotherapy demonstrated faster recovery and less post-operative pain than EVLA (Laser) and stripping.
At UK Vein Clinic we believe that patients should know what costs their exposed to before they commit time and money to any particular provider. The procedure price is fixed. It includes all of the consultations, scans and follow ups required to complete treatment.
UK Vein Clinic will charge an inclusive fee with an initial £250 to cover the initial consultation and scan. It is at this critical point in the process that we can confirm that Endothermal Ablation is the most viable way forward. The treatment itself costs from £2,195 for a unilateral procedure, this includes a follow up consultation 4-6 weeks following treatment.
Currently, only UK Vein Clinic offer to guarantee the closure of the vein they’ve treated
If this is something you would like to consider further, please do call the UK Vein Clinic team on 0208 187 3999. To find out more about UK Vein Clinic please visit www.ukveinclinic.com
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