one of the few clinics in Canada
that can offer several state
of the art alternatives for
the treatment of large varicose
veins. Some are covered under
the Ontario Health Insurance
Plan but, unfortunately, many
of the newer techniques like
Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT),
ultrasound guided sclerotherapy
and phlebectomy are not.
For each patient we provide
a comprehensive evaluation and
diagnosis of varicose veins
(including an Ultrasound assessment
of leg veins), and advice on
lifestyle measures to prevent
further progression of vein
What treatment is right for you?
The number of options can be
confusing. Only after appropriate
testing can we help you make
the right treatment choice.
This is done with a duplex ultrasound
which allows us to see the veins
and whether the valves are working.
The choices we offer you depend
on the results of your tests
and, to an extent, your own
needs and desires. Often there
is more than one treatment choice
available and then you must
help us weigh the pros and cons
to decide what is best for you.
Hopefully, by reading and understanding
the information presented here,
you will have a better basis
for understanding and participating
in your treatment decisions.