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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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Vein Treatment is Easier Than Ever Before

Past Vein Treatments Not too long ago, many were resigned to living with discomfort from spider veins and varicose veins. As painful as they can be, patients had limited options for treatment. It wasn’t unusual for people to live with spider or varicose veins rather than undergo surgery or treatment. Vein stripping was a popular […]

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4 Inside Tips From Vein Specialists For Finding The Right Vein Clinic

You’ve suffered from pain and swelling from varicose veins long enough, and are ready to talk with a vein specialist about treatment options. The good news is that treating varicose veins has never been easier. Today’s procedures are minimally invasive and can be done in a vein clinic or doctor’s office in about an hour. […]

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3 Effective Treatments for Varicose Veins

The vascular surgeons at Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville have seen and treated a lot of varicose veins—over 10,000 since 2004. They are specialists in veins, which are the blood vessels that carry blood from your body’s tissues to your heart. Veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart, but if […]

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How To Get Rid of Painful Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are typically not a serious health concern, but if left untreated they have the potential to develop into one over time. The chief complaint of individuals with varicose veins is cosmetic. They are often described as “ugly” or “unsightly” and can certainly have an impact on one’s level of comfort in baring their […]

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4 Myths About What Causes Varicose Veins

If your family medical history includes venous disease, odds are you too may experience unsightly varicose veins in the future. While heredity is a leading risk factor for developing varicose and spider veins, here are a few myths dispelled about additional causes of venous disease: Myth 1: Only women develop varicose veins. According to the […]

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What No One Tells You About Varicose Vein Removal

In the olden days, vein stripping was a common treatment for varicose veins. A wire was inserted into the vein at the groin and passed through the diseased vein where it was attached to the opposite end down near the lower part of the leg. The wire was then pulled back, stripping the diseased vein […]

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Determine if Ambulatory Phlebectomy is right for you!

Do you experience pain and discomfort in your legs as a result of varicose veins? Do you have visible, bulging veins near the surface of the skin on your legs? If so, it is time for you to seek treatment for varicose veins. Read on to learn more about one of your options for treatment. […]

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Is Ambulatory Phlebectomy Right For Me?

Ambulatory phlebectomy is an outpatient procedure designed for larger diseased veins. It is a good option for individuals looking for relief of physical pain and discomfort as well as the appearance of bulging veins. This treatment is not preferred for smaller, spider veins. This approach is also not advised for patients unable to walk on […]

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