Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy & EVLA

Single session treatment for faster results and quicker recovery

Treats a variety of veins at once

More thorough result for high patient satisfaction

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Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy is a procedure which was developed by Vascular Surgeon Mr Parameswaran Sridhar.

This is a brand new ‘all in one’ treatment protocol which was designed to tackle not only the most obvious varicose veins, but also those smaller ones too plus larger thread veins.

Previously this thoroughness of treatment would require two treatment sessions rather than one and the use of a couple of different techniques. In one single treatment, Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy carries out both:

Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy is exclusively available at Cosmedics’ London Vein Centre.

Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy Advantages

Advantages of this approach are numerous:

  • One single treatment session is more convenient
  • Treatment is faster when combined – takes around an hour per leg
  • Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy provides a more thorough result than either of the procedures alone
  • Less painful, as only one incision required and a smaller amount of foam solution is used
  • Targeted and accurate treatment
  • Less inflammation and discomfort
  • Quicker healing
  • Day case procedure

Contact Our Dedicated Veins Advisor

Email veinclinic@cosmedics.co.uk or telephone 020 7386 0464.

Treatment Information

Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy Treatment Cost

Costs for tumescent foam sclerotherapy, including EVLA laser treatment as well as foam sclerotherapy, will depend on the number of legs, extent of veins and treatment chosen.

Prices are confirmed at consultation.

Treatment Cost
Foam tumescent sclerotherapy – 1 leg £POA
Foam tumescent sclerotherapy – both legs £POA

Other Varicose Vein Treatment Options

For comparison, the costs of having EVLA and foam sclerotherapy are as follows:

Treatment Cost
EVLA alone – 1 leg, 1 vein £1,650
EVLA alone – 1 leg, multiple veins £1,750
EVLA alone – Both legs, 1 vein £2,250
EVLA alone – Both legs, multiple veins £3,150
ClariVein varicose vein treatment from £1,895
Foam sclerotherapy injections alone from £500

Varicose Vein Consultation Fee

Our varicose vein consultations with our Vascular Surgeon cost £150, which includes an ultrasound scan as part of the consultation carried out at the same appointment.

Tumescent Foam Sclerotherapy FAQs

Where can I get this treatment?

This treatment protocol is exclusive to our Vascular Surgeon, Mr Parameswaran. It is available for private clients at our Putney Vein Treatment Centre.

Will it Hurt?

The entire procedure is carried out under local anaesthetic so while you may feel an odd sensation, you won’t feel any pain during the procedure.

There may be some discomfort when the anaesthetic wears off, but this is manageable with ordinary painkillers (e.g. paracetamol).

Do I have to wear special stockings?

Yes, we will provide dressings/stockings and advise how long they need to be worn for. Normally bandages are worn for a couple of days, then surgical support/compression stockings for a week after that. These are easily hidden with clothing (i.e. wear trousers).

Do I take time off work?

This is carried out as a day case procedure and there is no need for an overnight stay.  You can return straight home to put your feet up.  Most of our patients do return straight to normal activities the next day, but others may prefer an extra day or so to recover just in case.  This is a personal choice.

How Soon Will I See the Results?

You will see straightaway that the blue and lumpy veins have been removed. It will take a while for bruising to clear and we suggest the full results are to be expected after 4-6 weeks.




Before & After

"I don't think I realised quite how ugly my leg looked beforehand, but I'm really pleased with the fact that it's been treated and it now just looks perfectly normal."

What our patients say


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