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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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Warmer Weather is Here!

Soon, we will say goodbye to sweaters and boots, and welcome dresses, shorts, and flip flops. If you suffer from varicose veins, summer may be your most dreaded seasons of the year. However, there is no reason to feel self-conscious of your legs anymore! Many treatment options are available to help the symptoms AND the […]

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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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