Thread Vein Removal Whiteley

Eliminate unsightly thread veins from the legs, face, or chest with our walk-in and walk-out procedures. I provide top-tier microsclerotherapy and radio-frequency (“vein-away”) treatments. Schedule your consultation today.

How can I help with Thread Vein Removal in Whiteley?

Thread veins, often identified as spider veins, are commonly seen on the legs, face, chest, and occasionally other body parts, becoming an issue of concern for many.

For those occurring on the legs, there’s a chance they might be associated with hidden varicose veins, something that can be determined with an ultrasound examination.

Successfully treating thread veins typically involves multiple sessions, but our clients in Whiteley consistently report impressive results from these treatments.

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Simon Payne
MD, MB ChB, FRCS (England),
FRCS (Gen Surg)

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Simon’s qualifications & memberships


FRCS (Eng)

FRCS (Gen Surg)


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If you’d like to find out more about your treatment, then an initial consultation can be arranged at your convenience.

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Thread Vein Removal in Whiteley

From our clinic in Waterlooville, close to Whiteley, we focus on removing thread veins or sclerotherapy. This procedure entails injecting a sclerosing substance into the vein, causing it to collapse and gradually fade.

The emergence of thread veins is often linked to weakened vein valves, which result in blood flowing back and accumulating. This causes the vein to expand and become noticeably visible. Factors contributing to this condition include:

  • Hormonal fluctuations, such as those occurring during pregnancy
  • Long durations of standing or sitting
  • Obesity

What does the treatment for Thread Vein Removal involve?

Our sessions are designed to be 30 minutes long and take place at our clinic in Waterlooville, near Whiteley.

We commonly recommend microsclerotherapy for treating thread veins on the legs. In this process, a sclerosant solution is injected using an extremely fine needle similar in size to those used by diabetic children. Following the injection, wearing a compression stocking for one week is advised to maximize the effectiveness of the sclerosant.

Our experts use the “vein-away” method to address facial redness, which involves electrical radio-frequency sealing.

Please be aware that to achieve the best results, multiple treatment sessions are often required.

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Recovery from Thread Vein Removal

After the treatment, experiencing mild itchiness and some discomfort in the treated regions is common. Initially, the veins may appear more prominent due to inflammation. As the healing process progresses, a light brown mark might develop, but this typically fades within a few months.

While the veins may appear more visible immediately following the procedure, their appearance usually diminishes significantly over the course of several weeks.

What you can expect from Thread Vein Removal

Anticipate exceptional results from our thread vein removal process. This minimally invasive treatment gradually reduces the visibility of the veins over the weeks following the procedure.

Solent Vascular Care at The Horndean Clinic

Our friendly team is based in the Horndean Clinic in Waterlooville near Portsmouth, UK. We’re easily accessible from Fareham, Whiteley, Chichester, Winchester and Southampton. It’s wheelchair friendly, and we adhere to current COVID-19 regulations. We look forward to welcoming you to the clinic after you have booked your consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Thread Vein Removal Whiteley

Thread vein removal, known as sclerotherapy, is a medical procedure aimed at eradicating thread veins from the skin. This involves injecting a small amount of sclerosing agent into the vein, causing it to collapse and gradually disappear.

Spider veins, or thread veins, are small, noticeable veins that appear on the skin’s surface, usually in red or blue. While they are generally harmless, many in Whiteley seek their removal for cosmetic purposes.

The straightforward nature of the thread vein removal procedure in the Whiteley area ensures a quick treatment process. Most clients experience very little discomfort after the treatment, with healing usually completed within a week. Some mild bruising may last a bit longer, and the treated area may appear redder immediately after the procedure, but this typically fades over time.

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