Varicose Veins

Treatments available:
  • RadioFrequency Ablation (RFA)
    RFA is an endovenous ablation treatment where heat is used to seal the veins
  • EndoVenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    Similar to RFA but using laser energy to generate the heat
  • Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
    Foam Sclerotherapy is an injection procedure done as an out-patient under local anaesthetic. 
  • Microinjection Sclerotherapy
    This treatment is an injection procedure for Thread Veins
  • Surgery
    Some patients need or prefer surgical treatment of their veins - a range of operations are available.

Mr Kettlewell also see patients with other vascular conditions including aneurysms, peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery disease

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Ultrasound vein mapping is used at your initial consultation to determine the best treatment option(s) for your varicose veins. 

Most treatments are done under local anaesthetic  - which allows rapid return to work