BMI Healthcare vascular surgery packages offer you:
Individual care and attention
The full clinical back up and support services of a BMI hospital
High standard of care from a professional nursing team
Inclusive prices for your peace of mind
BMI hospitals across the country offer two different ways of treating varicose veins - surgical stripping or laser treatment.
With vascular surgery your care and well-being are our primary concerns and whichever the route to the treatment you can be assured of a high standard of clinical care in a clean and comfortable environment. All BMI hospitals are fully registered with the Healthcare Commission. Where a hospital offers both treatment methods the choice of which is appropriate for you will be taken after assessment by your specialist and in discussion with you.
In general, however laser treatment involves a shorter time in hospital, offers a faster recovery time in terms of returning to normal activity and less bruising. Not all consultant surgeons favour the laser approach for vascular surgery and the comparison of the long-term benefits of this technique with the traditional surgical approach has yet to be completed. Laser treatment is also not appropriate for all patients