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Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome treated with TRLOP and Foam Sclerotherapy

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is an abnormality of the veins - often mistaken for bad varicose veins. This is a case of...
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EVLT – International varicose vein laser training at The Whiteley Clinic

Over the last 2 days, Professor Mark Whiteley and his team have been running an EVLT training course at The...
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Will NHS and Private Insurers drop varicose veins after NICE guidelines?

Will the NHS and private medical insurance companies buckle under the new NICE guidelines for varicose veins? Yesterday, almost hidden...
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Prof. Mark Whiteley book on varicose veins and leg ulcers

I am regularly asked why I wrote my book ‘Understanding Venous Reflux’ and who is it aimed at; the public...
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Why have your varicose veins treated at The Whiteley Clinic?

A patient explains why she had her varicose veins treated by Professor Mark Whiteley at The Whiteley Clinic in Guildford...
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Is the superglue treatment of varicose veins worth the extra cost?

Isabel from Shropshire has asked whether the superglue treatment for varicose veins is actually worth the extra money over laser...
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Why do varicose veins come back after surgery?

We have had a lot of questions, from all around the world, asking why varicose veins keep coming back again...
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What happens if all my veins fail?

Peter from New York has asked the question “What happens if all the veins fail in the leg, will you...
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Does crossing your legs cause varicose veins or deep vein thrombosis (DVT)?

Professor Mark Whiteley answers questions about veins submitted to The Whiteley Clinic website. In this video, Mark answers the commonly...
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Spider veins and thread veins due to hidden varicose veins

Spider veins or Thread veins of the legs are usually casued by underlying hidden varicose veins or "venous reflux" -...
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