A 60-month follow up study has shown non-inferiority of Venaseal Glue compared to radiofrequency ablation. What does this mean? Venaseal Glue is the latest treatment for varicose veins in 2020. It has distinct advantages over heat treatments like radiofrequency ablation and endovenous laser ablation, including minimal procedural pain (only one single local anaesthetic injection is [...]
They might not be particularly painful, but spider veins still present a significant problem for many people. These small, thin lines can spread quickly underneath your skin and often resemble a spider’s web — hence the apt name. Many people wish to treat spider veins as a cosmetic concern. Fortunately, doing so is relatively easy [...]
Many people will develop varicose veins in their life. Veins carry blood to your heart, and when the one-way valves in these veins are damaged, the blood then pools up in the vein. This can cause both swelling and discomfort in the affected area. Varicose veins have a ropelike appearance, can be either blue or [...]
Sclerotherapy is a non-surgical therapy that is used to treat varicose and spider veins. It is a minimally invasive procedure that involves injecting a solution called a sclerosant, directly into the damaged vein. This solution irritates the blood vessel causing it to shrink and then eventually collapse. When this happens, the damaged vein closes off [...]
Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT is a relatively common condition that is found to affect lots of people, even though it occurs quite frequently, there is the possibility of serious complications if the condition isn't amended with DVT treatment. So have a read through how you can protect yourself and how Dr. Ling can help. [...]
Concerned about the appearance of fine veins on your legs? Finding yourself covering up or making excuses to avoid wearing shorts or going to the beach? If you are affected by spider veins, you should know that you’re not alone and there are treatment options available. Dr Adrian Ling has been providing sclerotherapy near me [...]
Deep vein thrombosis is a condition where a blood clot develops in the veins of your leg. In isolation, this is not necessarily dangerous. However, deep vein thrombosis can lead to other conditions, including a pulmonary embolism, which can be life-threatening. Understanding what deep vein thrombosis is, what causes it, the types of DVT treatment [...]
It’s estimated that 1 in every 100 Australians will develop a leg ulcer at some point in their lives, making it a very common skin complaint. Leg ulcers can be painful, embarrassing, and a sign of more significant health problems. They should be examined and attended to as soon as possible by a general practitioner [...]
Diabetes is a relatively common condition in Australia, affecting up to 5.3 percent of the population. In 2020, it was ranked as the seventh most common cause of death in the country. Although it may be common, it can have a significant impact on your health and quality of life. As an experienced vascular surgeon [...]