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It’s Valentine’s Day – so fall in love with your legs again!

Having varicose veins can make you self-conscious about exposing your legs but it doesn’t have to be like that. Until relatively recently if you had varicose veins you had two options – you either put up with them or you went into hospital for a major operation. Nowadays, thanks to advances in keyhole and laser surgery, getting

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Vascular Disease Awareness Month – STEP IT UP for September

Vascular disease is the collective term for diseases that affect the arteries, veins and lymphatics. It is a common as heart disease and cancer and accounts for some 40% of deaths in the UK. Arterial diseases include: peripheral vascular disease, aneurysmal disease, carotid disease, strokes, leg ulcers Venous diseases include: VARICOSE VEINS, leg ulcers, deep vein

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Varicose veins – are they more than just skin deep?

Varicose veins may look unsightly and make us feel self-conscious but do they always need to be treated? Cooden Medical Group’s vain expert, Dr Mo Faris, explains why varicose veins are not always just a cosmetic problem. What are varicose veins? VARICOSE VEINS are bulging, dark coloured veins that usually appear on the legs. They can

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Those secret skin problems – and how we can treat them!

Here at THE COODEN MEDICAL GROUP we understand that the path to healthy, smooth skin can be fraught with all sorts of issues, from wrinkles, scars, spots, to stretch marks, problematic veins, eczema and excess hair. These are all irritating but all very treatable by our experts here at the clinic. There are however, some skin complaints

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