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Guide price £2,870
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At Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, our expert vascular surgeons have successfully removed many varicose veins.

Why choose Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital for varicose vein stripping?

Our cutting-edge hospital allows us to offer exceptional standards of treatment and patient care. As a day patient, you'll have your own private bedroom to rest in before and after your varicose vein procedure. We aim to provide an efficient and smooth service.

Conveniently located in the heart of Leeds, we have free parking for private patients (or alternatively, book our private patient collection and drop off car service). Our team of dedicated nurses and staff will make sure you're comfortable throughout your stay. We even have an on-site pharmacy which is handy if you need to take any medication home with you.

Varicose veins develop most frequently in your legs resulting in enlarged and sometimes twisted veins. Although they are usually not a serious medical problem, varicose veins can be unsightly and uncomfortable.

Varicose vein stripping surgery at our Leeds Hospital

  • During your consultation your vascular surgeon may recommend surgical removal (stripping) of your varicose veins
  • Your surgeon and anaesthetist will discuss with your the type of anesthetic used.
  • Stripping usually takes about 1 hour for each leg
  • Your consultant in Leeds may mark the varicose veins to be stripped using waterproof pen
  • Once the anaesthetic is working, your varicose veins are taken out through a cut (incision) in your groin or at the back of your knee
  • Depending on the length of the vein, they may need to make several small incisions along your leg using the markings drawn earlier as a guide
  • The incision may be closed with stitches or a smaller incision may only require adhesive paper strips (steri-strips).
  • Your leg will also be wrapped in a bandage that keeps pressure applied to the area. This helps reduce the risk of bleeding or excessive bruising
  • Other effective types of treatment for varicose veins available at our Leeds Hospital include: foam sclerotherapy and laser endovenous treatment.
Find out more about Varicose vein stripping
Leeds Hospital

2 Leighton Street, Leeds, LS1 3EB

0113 388 2111 0113 301 0245 (fax)
Switchboard 0113 388 2000
Treatment Enquiries 0113 388 2111
Outpatient Bookings 0113 388 2067

Guide price

Varicose Vein Treatment - Stripping - One Leg Fees
Initial consultation from £200
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £2,670
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £2,670
Guide price £2,870
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

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