The ideal time to treat varicose veins

The ideal time to treat varicose veins

The Varicose Veins Clinic in Brisbane is at the forefront of varicose vein removal.  Our dedicated professionals often find the cooler months are the most ideal time to remove varicose veins for a number of different reasons.

1.       In winter you are able to hide the signs of your treatment

Winter is an ideal time to have varicose veins removed as you can hide the signs of your treatment as you are rugged up in jeans, tights or maxis.

After varicose vein treatment you will be fitted with thigh high/open toed compression stockings. The class two compression stockings will need to be worn for between 5 to 14 days. There are a number of different reasons why it is important to wear compression stockings, including:

  • Wearing compression stockings will further reduce the already low risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Compression following your vein treatment assists in the healing process
  • Compression stockings will reduce the degree of bruising, inflammation, swelling and trapped blood

As compression stockings are such an important part of your treatment, it is crucial they are worn for the prescribed amount of time. Fortunately in winter compression stockings are easy to conceal and can even act as another layer to keep you warm this winter.

2.       You can heal faster without the heat

Hot weather can place an added strain on your veins. If your circulation is already weakened by varicose veins, or if your circulatory system is disposed to vein complications, then it will be important to minimise your exposure to heat. Fortunately the cold weather gives you an opportunity to have your varicose veins removed and then gives you time to heal without the added pressure of warm weather on your veins.

3.       Prepare yourself for summer

Here in Brisbane we have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world just a relatively short drive away. Many people enjoy visiting the beach during summer, or at least swapping your track pants for shorts or a skirt. If the appearance of varicose veins is holding you back from wearing summer clothes or hitting the beach, our medical professionals can help.

At The Varicose Vein Clinic in Brisbane we provide a number of different ways to treat and remove varicose veins to suit your specific condition. The results of your treatment and recovery in winter will be ready to show off in summer, which means by the time you’re ready to ditch the warm clothes your legs will be too.

Why should you have varicose veins removed?

Varicose veins can potentially lead to a number of more serious health concerns, let alone progressing to a more significant aesthetic concern. While you may be concerned by the appearance of varicose veins, they can cause a number of health concerns.

There are deeper issues that can stem from the inflammation of varicose veins, including:

  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Spider veins
  • Poor circulation

These concerns, and a number of others that can be caused by varicose veins, can be painful and extremely difficult to heal.

Another very concerning effect of untreated varicose veins is how vulnerable the skin protecting the vein can become. This vulnerability can ultimately result in the vein rupturing due to pressure from an exterior force which can result in significant blood loss. While this can be virtually pain free, it can wreak havoc on your health.

Comprehensive care with The Varicose Vein Clinic in Brisbane

At The Varicose Vein Clinic in Brisbane we offer a range of innovative, effective and safe treatments for the removal of varicose veins. We use advanced technology such as Endovenous Laser Ablation (ELA) and Sclerotherapy. These effective and time efficient treatments can produce optimal results, with little to minimal bruising and discomfort, and all before summer!

To learn more about how we can help you remove varicose veins, or to make an appointment at our Brisbane treatment centre, call us today on 1300 534 834 or 1300 LEG VEINS.