Vascular SpecialistsSydney Skin & Vein Clinic


Sydney Skin & Vein Clinic is a specialist centre dedicated to the treatment of vascular disorders and in particular varicose veins, vascular malformations and venous thrombosis (blood clots). This Clinic has been serving its patients since 1997. Professor Parsi specialises in Phlebology (venous disease), Dermatology (skin disorders) and Vascular Anomalies.

Phlebology is an evolving specialty dealing with diseases of the veins. Our Phlebologists are experts in the field, and have pioneered the use of several procedures such as Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), Catheter Directed Sclerotherapy(CDS) and Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy (UGS) in Australia and internationally.

Sydney Skin & Vein Clinic provides all the latest treatment options for venous disease and vascular malformations. These include:

Vascular Malformations

  • Diagnosis of the type of malformation
  • Biopsy and surgical removal of vascular malformations
  • Catheter guided embolisation or sclerotherapy
  • Endovenous laser ablation

Facial or Truncal Capillaries and Veins

  • Diagnosis of the underlying problems such as rosacea, scleroderma, sun-damage
  • Vascular laser therapy
  • Sclerotherapy

Venous Thrombosis

  • Diagnosis of superficial deep vein thrombosis
  • Ultrasound investigation
  • Thrombophilia screening for clotting tendencies
  • Management of acute DVT
  • Management of post-thrombotic syndrome

Vulvar Veins and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

  • Diagnosis of the underlying problems such as ovarian vein reflux
  • Sclerotherapy of vulvar veins
  • Coil embolisation and sclerotherapy of ovarian veins
  • Ultrasound examination to rule out deep vein thrombosis or phlebitis

Venous and Thrombotic Complications of Pregnancy

  • Compression stockings and general advice regarding the management of varicose veins during pregnancy
  • Anticoagulation and monitoring of deep vein thrombosis during pregnancy
  • Treatment of vulvar veins if required prior to delivery

Vascular Dermatology

  • Vasculitis- inflammation of blood vessels
  • 'Capillaritis' or pigmented purpuric dermatoses
  • Livedo reticularis and other reticulate eruptions
  • Acroangiodermatitis and other signs of venous hypertension