Read the latest articles from our health blog about vascular health prevention, treatments and procedures. 

Facial spider veins and Laser treatment

May 15, 2018 | svh

Facial spider veins can be unsightly and are often concealed with heavy makeup.  They are harmless and regarded as a cosmetic concern.  The medical term for facial spider veins is telangiectasia...Read More

Compression Socks – a growing trend

April 14, 2018 | svh

Compression socks or stockings used to be what old people wore when they had ulcers,  patients post surgery or for long haul flights.  Now compression socks are becoming a trend, not only...Read More

Strokes – what you need to know

March 13, 2018 | svh

We talked to Mr. JK Wicks, one of Specialist Vein Health's vascular surgeons about what you need to know about STROKES - also known as a CVA, or cerebrovascular accident. The first thing you need...Read More

What Is Hyperhidrosis?

February 14, 2018 | svh

 Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that may occur over the entire body or only in certain parts, most commonly the underarms, palms of the hands and soles of the feet.  It tends to start when...Read More

Treatment for my Spider Veins

December 11, 2017 | svh

When the weather is warmer most of us want to wear shorts, swim suits and no makeup, but for people with spider veins this is not always an easy option.  Specialist Vein Health (SVH), Wellington...Read More

Are you suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome?

November 28, 2017 | svh

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) effects as many as 1 in 10 people at some stage in their life.  It is a condition that is considered a nervous system disorder that causes uncomfortable feelings in...Read More