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The Vein Institute – Varicose Veins Laser Treatment

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Up to 30% of the Australian population suffer from varicose veins during their lifetime (MSAC, Aust. Department of Health, 2003). A smaller subset of Australian will experience medical problems from these veins. The Vein Institute provides non-surgical treatments for problem varicose veins using laser technology and other non surgical treatments.

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Meet Our Team

The Vein Institute was founded by Dr Zil Yassine to care for patients with varicose vein disease. The doctors at The Vein Institute have undergone further training to develop expertise in laser treatments.

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Dr Zil Yassine

Medical Director

Dr Zil Yassine (BA MBBS Uni. NSW, MA Harvard, Fellow (College of Phlebology UK) specialises in the non surgical treatment of varicose veins.  He completed training as a Specialist General Practitioner (FRACGP 2014) in Sydney before successfully completing the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine examinations that same year.  He has been a doctor for over 10 years and has performed thousands of venous interventions and gives talks on vein treatments at vascular surgeon conferences. Dr Yassine also holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Surgery (UNSW), Masters of Arts (Harvard University), Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Phlebology (ACP).

Professional Memberships

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology
  • European Venous Forum
  • American College of Phlebology
  • College of Phlebology (UK)
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Dr Jane Li

Specialises in Vascular Imaging and Endovascular Surgery

She works as a staff specialist at Westmead Hospital and a specialist at The Vein Institute. Following three years of advance training in general surgery, she entered five years of radiology training with the view to combine the different skill sets in each specialty to be able to offer patients the best in minimally invasive procedures. She completed training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital in Sydney as well as a one year Interventional Radiology fellowship at the Royal Free Hospital in London, UK. Her interest areas include varicose veins, DVT, peripheral vascular, pelvic vein and central venous disease treatments.

Dr Prue Storer

Specialises in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

Dr Storer (MBBS FRANZCR) works as a staff specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and as a specialist at The Vein Institute . Originally from Adelaide, she moved to Sydney to complete her specialist training at St Vincent’s Hospital, including an Interventional Fellowship. Dr Storer’s interests include Interventional Oncology and management of varicose veins. Dr Storer is also the current Head of Radiology at Lifehouse Hospital.

Dr Christine Chan

Specialises in Endovascular Surgery and Interventional Oncology
MBBS, FRCR(UK), FRANZCR

Christine is a Senior Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital and Breast Screen NSW. Christine has completed two years post-graduate fellowships in Interventional Radiology and Breast Imaging.
Christine has a special interest in Endovascular Surgery, Interventional Oncology, Interventional Radiology treatment for Women and Breast Imaging. Christine performs a wide range of venous procedures including treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Varicocele, Varicose Veins and Vascular Malformations.
Christine is a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney as well as University of New South Wales and an appointed International Medical Graduate assessor for The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Christine is also currently the Director of Training at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

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Varicose Veins Treatment

The Vein Institute offers patients the latest in minimally invasive varicose vein treatments for  problem varicose veins, including the following:

Endovenous laser ablation and radiofrequency ablation. 

Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. 

Medical superglue. Also known as Venaseal.

Before any varicose vein treatment is selected, our team of doctors will give you a thorough and professional venous health examination, supported with duplex ultrasound, to diagnose your condition and help you decide which treatment is best for your particular needs. The use of ultrasound imaging allows the doctor to “see” all the veins beneath the surface of the skin.

Treatment will only be carried out if there is a medical indication as determined by your treating doctor and after risks and benefits have been extensively discussed.

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Patient Treatment Program

When you visit The Vein Institute, our experienced and dedicated staff will help you fully understand what treatment you may need. We will also be able to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.

 

VISIT AND SCAN

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An ultrasound scan will be performed to determine the source of your varicose veins.

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TREATMENT

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Our doctors will then determine suitable treatment choices for you if required. All are walk-in walk-out treatments.

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REVIEW

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A follow up scan will be necessary to make sure that your treatment is effective 1-2 weeks after your procedure.

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