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We Offer FREE Winter Vein Screenings

If you have bulging veins on your lower extremities and if you feel an aching sensation and/or itchiness in that area, then you may have varicose veins. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are swollen twisted veins. Since they are just under the skin, these swollen veins are very much visible.  Varicose veins are usually […]

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Varicose Vein Surgery FAQs

Varicose veins may rarely be a serious, life-threatening condition, but you may want to see a doctor for treatment if you are bothered by: a constant sensation of heaviness and itchiness on the affected area discomfort when you walk the way it looks – the bulging and the discoloration There are different types of vein […]

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What is Sclerotherapy?

Spider and varicose veins can be more than just a cosmetic problem. They can be a source of discomfort, causing pain and sensation of ‘heaviness’ on the affected sites.  Sclerotherapy for Spider and Varicose Veins Sclerotherapy is one of the well-known treatments for spider and smaller varicose veins.  This procedure has been around since the […]

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Is Winter the right season for vein treatment?

Are your varicose veins affecting your quality of life? Do they make you feel more self-conscious? Are you worried about the growing discomfort they make? Then you may want to consider seeking treatment for your varicose veins. Treatment Options for Varicose Veins Premier Vein Clinic of Knoxville offers the following treatment options for spider and […]

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Vascular Surgeons Are Vein Experts

What sets Premier Vein Clinic of Knoxville apart from other vein centers? We have the only team of board-certified Vascular Surgeons in Knoxville, TN. What do Vascular Surgeons do? Vascular Surgeons are medical specialists who spend at least 11 years training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the vascular system. Varicose veins are […]

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Varicose vein treatments don’t have to be scary!

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. If you want yours to be treated but you’re worried about the downtime it entails, the physicians at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville want you to know that varicose vein treatment has come a long way. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, and […]

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Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy can bring a lot of changes to a woman’s body and unfortunately for some, varicose veins can be one of them. What are varicose veins? About 10 to 20 percent of pregnant women develop varicose veins during or after pregnancy.  Varicose veins are enlarged veins. They usually affect the lower extremities such as the […]

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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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