Here you can find the answers to the main 5 questions for Radio Frequency Ablation, Varicose Vein Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Herni and Angioplasty procedures:

  1. How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?
  2. What is the cost?
  3. What is the pain like?
  4. How long does the procedure take?
  5. How much time do I need off work?

What to bring to the appointment

  • What to bring to the appointment

    1. Referral from general practitioner or specialist
    2. Medicare card
    3. Health fund card- Medibank Private, Bupa, HCF, etc
    4. Scans if you have any.

5 Answers for Radio Frequency Ablation Procedure

  • How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?

    Wear stockings three days or until you see the doctor.

  • What is the cost?

    If you do not have a health fund, the cost is $700.00

  • What is the pain like?

    Pain is managed by a local anesthetic

  • How long does the procedure take?

    45 minutes to 1 hour.

  • How much time do i need off work?

    One day off work.

5 Answers for Varicose Vein Surgery

  • How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?

    7 days to wear stockings

  • What is the cost?

    If in a health fun there is No Gap. Patients without a health fund this is not an option for you as Dr Englund only works in the Private hospital.

  • What is the pain like?

    Usually relieved by Panadol and anaesthetic from operation lasting 8 hours.

  • How long does the procedure take?

    It takes 1 hour per leg. Note only one leg is done at a time.

  • How much time do i need off work?

    2-4 weeks off work.

5 Answers for Sclerotherapy

  • How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?

    7 days or until you see the doctor for follow up

  • What is the cost?

    $300 per leg. One leg done at a time

  • What is the pain like?

    Minimal

  • How long does the procedure take?

    10 -15 minutes

  • How much time do i need off work?

    NO need to take time off, just keep walking/moving

5 Answers for Hernia

  • How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?

    It’s a day surgery

  • What is the pain like?

    Long acting anesthetic 6 to 12 hours

  • How long does the procedure take?

    Can be day surgery or can be overnight depending on domestic situation.

  • How much time do i need off work?

    2-4 weeks off work

5 Answers for Angioplasty

  • How long do I have to wear bandages or stockings?

    45 min procedure

  • What is the pain like?

    Local anesthetic, Minimal pain

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