Support Stockings

Specialist vein care are pleased to be able to offer a service where we can advise and fit appropriate compression stockings for a range of conditions.

Medically designed graduated compression support stockings are gaining wider acceptance within the community. They are now widely available at pharmacies and some major retail stores.

The stockings available at Specialist Vein Care are from Venosan, a world leader in medical grade stocking design. These stocking are manufactured to provide the greatest support at the ankle, and gradually become less restrictive towards the top of the thigh. They work by helping blood flow back up the leg.

Compression stockings are routinely used post sclerotherapy for the best results. They help in the closure of the treated veins, help decrease bruising, pigmentation, trapped blood and post treatment discomfort.

Support stockings are used to help alleviate the symptoms of venous disease, on long haul flights and during pregnancy. Many people now choose to wear these stockings in their day-to-day lives, including:

  • Airline stewards/stewardesses
  • Passengers on long haul flights to prevent deep vein thrombosis (“blood clots” in the legs)
  • People who are required to stand in the Workplace for extended periods of time
  • Pregnant women to prevent venous disease from getting worse.

Class 1 Stockings are used for:

  • Treatment of spider veins
  • Travelling
  • Tired aching legs
  • When standing or sitting for long periods
  • Sport and work
  • Mild oedema or slight varicose veins
  • To prevent veins during pregnancy

Class 2 Stockings are used for:

  • Varicose veins with swelling
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Leg ulcers
  • Varicose veins during pregnancy
  • After sclerotherapy and vein surgery

At Specialist Vein Care, we can provide correct fitting and advice regarding the most suitable stockings.

Most Private Health Fund Extras members can receive a rebate on these stockings.

Venosan Compression Stockings

Specialist Vein Care are proud to be able to offer / provide Venosan compression stockings which are worn during treatment.

Of course these stockings are available to the general public as well.

We are able to suggest the best type and correct fit for your particular need or condition.

VENOSAN® 4000    (Class ll – 23-32 mmHg)

Microfibre with the TACTEL® Climate Effect – Cool and Comfortable

VENOSAN® 4000 is manufactured in a refined sandwich construction and is the first compression stocking in the world to be awarded the TACTEL® climate effect label.

INDICATIONS:

  • Varicose Veins
  • Varicose veins with swelling
  • Chronic Venous insufficiency
  • Post vein treatment – Sclerotherapy
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Varicose veins during pregnancy.
  • Work and Travel

Features:

  • Especially designed for the elderly (easy to apply)
  • Compression class II (23-32mmHg)
  • Size: Small, Medium, Large & X-large
  • Thigh length: wide comfortable band that stays in place
  • Single leg: to waist with belt, open toe only  (Cc II only)
  • Custom made if required.

Colours:

stocking colours

Material:

  • 71% TACTEL®Polyamide
  • 29% Lycra®Elastane

Properties:

Breathable : TACTEL®climate effect wicks away moisture, so ensuring excellent comfort in wear.

Extremely elastic: Easy to apply, due to the flat stretch/strain curve of the knitted fabric.

VENOSAN® LEGLINE® 20 (Class 1 – 18-21 mmgh)

Suitable for: Everyday wear, Work & Travel

Sheer & elegant appearance for your legs, tangible prophylaxis for your health!

Fashionable  Gives an elegant appearance, available in a selection of attractive colours.

INDICATIONS:

  • Travelling
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Tired, heavy aching legs
  • Work and travel
  • Mild oedema
  • Pregnancy

 

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Specialist Vein Care in Melbourne
provides state of the art techniques in the diagnosis & treatment of varicose & spider vein diseases