How long does the procedure take?
Dependent on the location and severity of the varicose veins, treatments normally takes 45-90 minutes.
How long do the results last?
The results of this treatment are permanent.
Will the procedure hurt?
The procedure can be uncomfortable, so local anaesthetic gel is normally used in the area.
How many sessions will I need?
This treatment only normally requires one session
When can I go back to normal day-to-day activities?
You can go back to normal activities the same day. Though we recommend you avoid excessive heat for about two weeks after (e.g. sunbathing, sunbeds, saunas). Your skin may be quite red for a few days after the treatment, and you will need to wear special support stockings for 7-10 days; you should consider this if you’re planning a trip or special day.
Are there any alternatives to this procedure?
Yes, there are alternative treatments for varicose vein removal, however lasers are proven to be safe, effective and affordable.
Can I combine this procedure with other procedures?
Yes, many clients choose to have other procedures at the same time.
Are your practitioners suitably qualified and registered?
All of our practitioners are registered with relevant professional bodies and are hold all required specialist qualifications. Please feel free to ask your practitioner about his or her experience and qualifications; they understand and support that this is vital information to your decision making process.
Where are your clinics?
Nu Cosmetic Clinic offers referrals to a range of locations across the UK.