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What to Expect After Vein Treatment

Treating Varicose Veins Millions of Americans suffer from varicose veins. In the past, these enlarged veins were usually treated with an invasive and complex procedure called vein stripping. During vein stripping, a small incision is made and a flexible instrument is used to grasp and remove the damaged vein. Procedures like this would typically require […]

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Meet Sclero Nurse Angie

Premier Surgical Vein Clinics is excited to welcome our newest team member, Angie Jacobs, RN. She has joined the team as a Sclerotherapy Specialist. Angie grew up in Ohio where she attended both high-school and nursing school. A nurse of 23 years, she has been passionate about the profession from a young age. As a […]

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Jobs That May Make You More Prone to Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can happen to anyone – men or women. Sometimes they occur from genetics, but there are other factors in your life that may increase the risk of developing varicose veins. One of these contributing factors is your occupation. Certain jobs can potentially increase your risk of having varicose veins. Some of these occupations […]

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Varicose Veins and Exercise

Varicose veins are enlarged veins that often affect the lower extremities. Their development can be accelerated by certain conditions like obesity, pregnancy, and constipation. In some cases, they can develop in connection to cardiovascular diseases. Managing Varicose Veins Through Exercise Regular physical activity benefits patients with varicose veins as it forces the muscles to contract […]

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Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are one of the most common vein conditions, affecting about 3 in every 10 adults. Despite the widespread awareness of varicose veins, there are still many misconceptions about why they happen and how to treat them. Premier Vein Clinics shares a few common myths: Myth #1 Crossing the legs causes varicose veins It may […]

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Free Vein Screenings in the New Year!

If you’ve been suffering from painful, swollen legs this is your opportunity to find out if varicose veins may be to blame. A free vein screening at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville will start your new year off in the right direction towards loving your legs again. You don’t have to live with painful, swollen […]

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Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged veins that usually appear in the legs and feet. While it’s common to see varicose veins among older adults and pregnant women, there are also people who may be at risk for having it due to their familial history. Studies suggest that heredity may play a role in up to […]

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Which Laser Vein Treatment is Right for You?

Unlike vein stripping, laser treatments are a less invasive option for the treatment of painful or unsightly veins. Laser vein treatments use a highly focused beam of light to destroy diseased blood vessels underneath the surface of the skin. Endovenous Laser Treatment Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) is a non-invasive treatment for larger veins. During this […]

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Vein Treatment Isn’t Just for Ladies

Many men think that varicose veins are a “woman’s problem.” Although varicose veins may be more common among women, this does not mean that men can’t have them too. These enlarged, swollen, and sometimes twisted veins occur as a result of weakened valves of the vein. When valves weaken, the blood leaks backward and flows […]

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Why Cool Weather is Ideal for Vein Treatment

According to a report published by Society of Interventional Radiology, about half of the U.S. population suffer from venous diseases. These diseases effect approximately 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men. Veins are an essential part of the circulatory system. Their function is to return the deoxygenated blood from […]

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