Summer is just around the corner and for many of us that means garden parties, barbeques and weddings. Summery social occasions are a chance to dress up – perhaps even buy a new frock!

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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.

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There’s quite a few misconceptions about varicose veins – how they occur, how they are treated and who gets them - not just older people by the way! So here’s our vein expert, Dr Mo Faris, to put a few myths to bed.

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Cooden medical centre to open in Canterbury

A new medical facility to treat patients with varicose and other problem veins is opening in Canterbury in February.

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  • "True excellence, would not hesitate to recommend. Thank you team, you are all wonderful."
  • "Always felt welcomed, always felt well informed, always felt taken care of. Thank you Dr Faris & Shannon!"
  • “I received a very high standard of care from initial consultation to after treatment. All staff were unfailingly polite and courteous and I would recommend the clinic unreservedly.”
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