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Varicose Vein Clinic Melbourne

Don’t risk leaving your varicose veins

The Vein Institute Melbourne offers the most advanced varicose veins treatments which are safe, quick and highly effective. The treatments are minimally invasive, which means less pain, no hospital stay or general anaesthetic and a shorter recovery period for our patients.

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic concern. If left untreated, associated health risks include:

  • Fatigue and swelling in your legs
  • Higher risk of blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on long haul flights
  • In some instances a higher chance of developing leg ulcers

The Vein Institute Melbourne – benefits at a glance

  • Using gold standard, recommended treatments
  • 98% success rate
  • Walk-in Walk-out treatment
  • No down time from work
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Avoid significant scarring
  • Avoid hospitalisation or general anaesthetic

What causes varicose veins?

Many people ask us what causes varicose veins and as advanced as science is, the exact cause remains unknown. What we do know is that there are some factors that can be associated with the development of varicose veins, and these include:

  • Varicose veins often run in families, so there is a genetic factor
  • Ageing is another risk factor
  • Use of the oral contraceptive pill might also be a factor
  • Standing or sitting for long periods of time can contribute to varicose veins’ development
  • Excess weight can put additional pressure on veins
  • Multiple pregnancies might also lead to varicose veins

Dr Cosmin Florescu

Your Melbourne Vein Specialist
MBBS BMedSci FRANZCR EBIR

We are proud to announce our partnership with Dr Cosmin Florescu, Interventional Radiologist and member of the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR). Cosmin graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2004 and undertook Fellowship training in Radiology through Monash Health. He currently holds public appointments as an Interventional Radiologist at both St. Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Health.

In addition to the innovative approach of arterial embolisation for benign prostatic enlargement, Cosmin offers a variety of radiological procedures including varicocele embolisation, nephrostomy tube management, radiofrequency ablation and renal mass biopsy.

Dr Zil Yassine

BA MBBS & MA

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).

The Process at The Vein Institute Melbourne

From consultation to after-care, our walk-in walk-out treatments are all performed under one roof.

Initial Consultation

Discuss your symptoms with a specialist doctor who will create a personalised treatment plan. During this consultation, an ultrasound will be performed.

Treatment

Typically our treatment plans include a combination of treatments carried out over a few appointments. Treatments are quick, usually under an hour.

Post Care

You will be provided a post-care pack including medical-grade compression stockings. Once all sessions are complete, a final ultrasound will ensure treatment has been effective.

Make an enquiry

Or Call us:

1300 535 017

Open hours

09.00 AM – 5.00 PM – Monday to Friday
09.00 AM – 2.00 PM – Saturday

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The Vein Institute – Melbourne

Address- Medical Specialists on Collins,
Level 4, 250 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The Vein Institute offers Melbourne patients laser treatment of varicose veins from our premier clinic on Collins Street in the CBD.