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Your veins carry blood to your heart. Valves in these veins restrict the blood flow to one direction. Valves that weaken or that don’t close correctly cause blood to pool (collect) in a vein. This is called a varicose vein.

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.

What is varicose vein stripping?

During your consultation your surgeon may recommend surgical removal (stripping) of your varicose veins. Various types of anaesthetic may be used. Stripping usually takes about one hour on each leg.

What happens during varicose vein stripping?

Your consultant 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. Incision may be closed with stitches. Smaller incision may only need adhesive paper strips (steri-strips). Your leg will also be wrapped in a bandage that keeps pressure applied to the site. This helps reduce the risk of bleeding or excessive bruising. 

Varicose vein stripping consultants at Oxford, The Manor Hospital

Oxford, The Manor Hospital

Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

01865 307777

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Guide price

Varicose Vein Treatment - Stripping - One Leg Fees
Initial consultation from £250
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £2,770
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £2,770
Guide price £3,020
 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.

Guide price

Varicose Vein Treatment - Stripping - Both Legs Fees
Initial consultation from £250
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £3,910
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £3,910
Guide price £4,160
 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.

Guide price

Varicose Vein Treatment - VNUS - Both Legs Fees
Initial consultation from £250
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £3,545
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £3,545
Guide price £3,795
 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.

Guide price

Varicose Vein Treatment - VNUS - Both Legs - General Anaesthetic Fees
Initial consultation from £250
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £4,895
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £4,895
Guide price £5,145
 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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