Call Us 01782 753 960
Veins aren’t just a cosmetic issue; they can cause symptomatic distress too. Understand your vein health and the potential venous conditions you may be experiencing.
Understand what treatments are available for the venous condition you may be experiencing.
Upfront and fixed prices. Find out exactly what you’ll pay before attending. Medical Insurance should fund varicose vein treatment.
We just do veins and are the most experienced clinic in Europe. We strive to provide patients with the best possible service in a friendly environment.
Breast and Chest Veins
A few visible veins on a woman’s breasts are normal, but sometimes they can become much more prominent, which can be upsetting. This is particularly the case after implant surgery.
These prominent veins very rarely indicate anything serious but they can be removed for cosmetic improvement.
Occasionally, men also complain of prominent veins on their chest, and the same applies to them.
In our experience, breast enlargement surgery is the most common cause of increased vein prominence. Of course, there are also natural causes of increased prominence – such as pregnancy, general weight gain and ageing.
The good news is that removing these veins is normally quite simple although would never be contemplated if caused by pregnancy.
The most effective method is foam sclerotherapy, whereby a small butterfly needle is inserted into one of the veins, and a foamed detergent drug (Fibrovein) is then injected until the whole vein is filled (or veins, if there are several).
We usually have to do two sessions of these injections to get rid of all the prominent veins. It is theoretically possible to treat some of these veins by avulsions but most are far too small for this to be either necessary or even possible in many cases.
The treatment, just like foam sclerotherapy in the legs, is very safe, with few potential side effects. The most common side effect, as in the legs, is skin staining, where brown marks can appear on the skin overlying the injected veins. When this occurs on the breasts in our experience this doesn’t last more than a few months but we have to warn you that it is possible that staining could last many months or even be permanent.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.
Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.