Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are all sclerotherapy treatments the same?
  • Why should I choose Vein Care SA?
  • How much does treatment cost?
  • Are my veins too big for sclerotherapy treatment?
  • I am not in pain, should I still have my veins treated?
  • Can I have my veins treated for cosmetic reasons only?
  • Will my vein treatment be covered by Medicare if it is for cosmetic reasons?
  • Will the treatment be painful?
  • How many treatments will I need?
  • Is surgery more effective than sclerotherapy?
  • Will my veins come back after treatment?
  • I have had vein surgery previously; can I now have sclerotherapy treatment?
  • Can I have treatment while I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
  • Should I wait until after my final pregnancy to have my veins treated?
  • Are men treated for varicose veins?
  • At what age should I treat my varicose veins?
  • What type of ultrasound scan is done at VCSA and why is this important?
  • How does VCSA control infection / reduce the risk of transmission of infectious agents?
  • Can I have veins elsewhere on my body treated?

We carefully choose world leading organisations to assist us in providing the best possible experience and results for our patients.


The only Vein Clinic in Australia to invest in Germitec technology, this system represents our high commitment to best possible hygiene practices. Chronos UV-C high level disinfection (HLD) technology is leading the way in chemical free and ultrafast automated high level disinfection for reprocessing ultrasound probes. Our ultrasound equipment undergoes HLD after every treatment and in-between each patient.

Germitec UV-C products are designed for speed, simplicity, efficiency, eco responsibility, peace of mind and you…. Enabling medical staff to be the BEST in reducing cross-infection risk, thus improving quality patient care.

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As a devices and solutions provider with a deep focus on healthcare, Mindray strives to develop and share medical technologies and devotes to providing better care for more people across the globe.

We choose Mindray ultrasound machines specifically designed for Vascular imaging.  During the assessment phase, these machines provide us with details of the extent of vascular disease inside your leg, that cannot be seen on the surface. This is important for planning appropriate treatment to give you the best possible results, for the longest possible time. We also perform ultrasound guided sclerotherapy treatments with absolute confidence using Mindray vascular ultrasound technology.


We choose Bauerfeind compression garments for comfort, quality and results. Bauerfeind products are partly manufactured by hand and entirely produced on site in Zeulenroda-Triebes, Germany from start to finish. Patented and award-winning products, they are made with stringent quality controls to ensure that every product delivers the best possible outcomes. Bauerfeind work closely with doctors, clinics and orthopaedic technicians to incorporate the latest medical insights into product development.


Vein Care SA is an accredited medical imaging provider. To receive this accreditation, Vein Care SA ensures that every ultrasound examination is performed by a qualified, registered sonographer and reported by a consulting vascular surgeon or radiologist. We are also required to adhere to strict protocols and hygiene practices, including implementation of TGA approved high level disinfection of all equipment and surfaces. All equipment used for our procedures is required to be up-to-date and regularly calibrated and all practices and protocols implemented within our clinic are regularly reviewed by HDAA to maintain accreditation.


Vein Care SA has online billing communication with Medicare Australia so you can receive automatic rebates for consultations, ultrasound examinations and towards some treatment costs. There is no need for you to submit this information to Medicare or visit a branch, we will do all the hard work for you.