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Varicose Veins Myths

With the number of Americans suffering from varicose veins (over 30 percent), you may think that people would understand more about varicose veins. Unfortunately, there are still so many myths circulating about it.  The following are some of the most common varicose vein myths and the truth behind them: Myth #1: You’ll get varicose veins […]

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Recovery after varicose vein treatment

Varicose veins are not life-threatening, but they can certainly be uncomfortable. If you are, at this point, considering varicose veins treatment, it’s important to know what recovery looks like.  We, at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville, believe that by knowing what lies ahead can help you prepare. And that greatly increases your chance of a […]

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Can genetics influence varicose veins?

Varicose veins are a very common condition affecting about 30 percent of the population. These twisted, enlarged blue veins are usually felt under the skin and are very common in the legs.  There are several theories that exist about the development of varicose veins. But the common consensus is that these enlarged veins occur as […]

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Swimming for Healthy Legs

Regular physical activity is usually recommended for those with varicose veins, a condition affecting about 1 in every 4 adults in the United States. While there are several options to choose from, one of the most highly recommended activities by specialists is swimming. Why swimming can be good for those with varicose veins? There are […]

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What You Can Expect After a Varicose Vein Treatment

Topic: What You Can Expect After a Varicose Vein Treatment About 20 to 25 million Americans have varicose veins. Many of them will undergo varicose vein treatment at some point in their lives. At Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville, we are often asked of the following questions pertaining to recovery after varicose vein treatment. Knowing […]

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Men Get Varicose Veins Too

When people think about varicose veins, they may think about older women. It’s not surprising as varicose veins are very common among women and the older population. But did you know that men can have varicose veins too? Men and Varicose Veins About 45 percent of men will experience varicose veins at some point of […]

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Premier’s Vein TEAM

Varicose veins can be more than just a cosmetic problem. For some people, this vein condition can cause more than just discoloration on the affected site. It can cause aching, pain and discomfort. If you’re one of these people, you may have considered having your varicose vein treated. Looking for a reputable and experienced vein […]

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Free Vein Screenings Available

  Varicose veins are a common condition, often affecting the legs and the feet. Although they are usually harmless, varicose veins can be painful and disfiguring. What causes varicose veins? Varicose veins are often a result of weak/damaged valves. The tiny valves in the veins help in returning blood to the heart. They open as […]

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3 Things That Cause Varicose Veins

If you have bulging, enlarged, and twisted veins that appear purplish or bluish, then you may have varicose veins. What causes varicose veins? To understand what causes varicose veins, it’s important to know how blood circulation works. Blood vessels in the body such as the arteries and veins play an important role in blood circulation. […]

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Varicose Vein Treatments Are Covered By Most Insurance Plans

Some patients with varicose veins may be hesitant to see a doctor for treatment. They may incorrectly think varicose veins  are just a “cosmetic” problem and hence, treatment won’t be covered by their health insurance plan. While it’s true that most health plans won’t pay for spider vein treatment, it’s a different story for varicose […]

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