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Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common venous disease of the legs. Over 30 percent of women and 10 percent of men seek help for these enlarged, swollen veins. Despite this figure, many people still have a lot of misconceptions about varicose veins. These include:   Myth #1: Only elderly people get varicose veins Fact: Although aging […]

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Does Heat Affect Varicose Veins?

Over 35 percent of people in the United States are affected by varicose veins. These are enlarged veins that can be attributed to age-related changes, pregnancy, obesity, and prolonged sitting or standing. Heat and Varicose Veins You may notice that varicose veins appear worse after a long, hot bath and during hot summer days. At […]

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What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure recommended for patients who have spider veins. Spider veins are smaller vessels that twist and turn. Like varicose veins, spider veins can also be seen through the skin as red, purple, or blue vessels. There are several factors that contribute to the development of spider and varicose veins. These include […]

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Why See a Vascular Surgeon for Varicose Veins

Hear doctor Richard Young of Premier Surgical’s Vein Clinic discuss the benefits of seeing a Vascular Surgeon for venous disorders. If varicose veins are causing discomfort in your daily life, it may be time to speak with a specialist about treatment. Contact the specialists of Premier Surgical today for your free consultation. Richard M. Young […]

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Varicose Vein Treatment Options

Varicose veins are one of the most common vein diseases of the legs. In industrialized countries like the United States, over 30 percent of women and over 10 percent of men have sought medical help for this vein condition. Often characterized by mild swelling of the ankles and feet, throbbing or cramping in the legs, […]

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Popular Vein Topics

Premier Vein Clinics talks a lot about varicose veins. From appearance, to symptoms, to causes and treatment options. Three popular topics, when it comes to veins are: Vein Treatment Options Men and Varicose Veins Pregnancy and Varicose Veins We’ve taken some time to recap the highlights of these topics. Laser Therapy Treatment Options Are Better […]

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Insurance and Vein Treatment

Varicose veins, although not life-threatening, can be a great cause of discomfort, affecting over 40 million people all over the globe. Varicose veins can cause pain, fatigue, and swelling of the legs and the ankles. Untreated severe cases of varicose veins can lead to hyperpigmentation, venous leg ulcers, hardening of the skin in your lower […]

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Sclerotherapy Facts

Sclerotherapy Facts: Featuring Angie, Premier Vein Clinics’ Sclerotherapy RN Specialist Summer is just around the corner! If you’re suffering from spider veins, you don’t have to be self-conscious of your legs anymore. Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville offers an in-office procedure to help with the symptoms and appearance of spider veins. What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is an in-office, […]

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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Varicose veins are swollen veins that bulge near the surface of the skin, most commonly found in the legs. Pregnant women are more prone to developing varicose veins because of the extra pressure on their blood vessels. This added pressure results from the increase in blood volume which is needed to support two growing bodies. […]

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Vascular Treatment Eases Knox Lady’s Leg Pain

Inflicted by severe leg pain for years, 58-year old Rhonda of Knoxville could barely make it through her work day. “I’m a bookkeeper, but also work at a donut shop. During a busy day I’m on the floor from 7 am to 3:30 pm. By the time I got off work, all I could stand […]

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