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

Holiday Time & Travel Socks

November 14, 2018 | svh

We always promote wearing compression socks for health, travel, lifestyle, after vein procedures and surgery.  But with long holidays just around the corner - there is no better time to come in...Read More

What is a Venous Lake?

August 15, 2018 | svh

A venous lake is a common blue or dark purple soft macule or papule lesions due to vascular dilation. It is mostly commonly seen on the lips.  Who gets a venous lake? Venous lake is most...Read More

Is treatment for Varicose Veins easy?

July 19, 2018 | svh

What exactly is a Varicose Vein?  They are prominent, enlarged veins. They are often discoloured and very visible to the naked eye.   A spider vein is often a small thin blood vessel, that is...Read More

What is Carotid Artery Disease?

July 10, 2018 | svh

Carotid artery disease is a type of Vascular disease.  It occurs when fatty deposits (known as  plaque) clog the blood vessels from your heart to your brain. We ask one of our vascular...Read More

Men’s Health Month #MenStartTalking

June 12, 2018 | svh

The month of June is Men’s Health Month and in New Zealand Men’s Health Week is the 11th – 17th of June.  During this time men are encouraged to pay special attention to their health. ...Read More

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