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I have a large number of spider veins and a couple of varicose veins on my legs that I would like to have treated or removed. has anyone had good / bad experiences of treatments of the above. I have pigmented skin and understand that lazer treatment is not suitable for me. Also has any one tried the creams that are available? many thanks
I know there are different ways to have veins removed & would just like to add that I had mine stripped out. I was cut in the groin area & had very small niks just below my inner knee.
The bruising was all colours of the rainbow, but I suffered bad pain in them prior to having them done, so the pain having them removed was well worth it.
Yes the DR refered me to have them done, & yes they were done on the NHS too.
Like I said before, its the best thing I did, as I am now not self concious of showing my legs off, WELL apart from the fact that they are like Footballers that is ..
So good luck & get yourself off the the DR's, really lay it on if you have to. Tell them you're in pain with them & they are restricting you from things in your life..blah blah
i have an altlas on my legs. will see what the dr has to say. would definitely like to have it done - hopefully then I only have to pay to have the spider veins removed. how long is your waiting list scottishthistle?