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Are Genetics to Blame?

Varicose veins are a common vascular disease. About a quarter of adults in the United States have them. Patients affected by varicose veins exhibit symptoms as a result of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition where blood flow through your veins is inadequate. Risk factors for varicose veins can be acquired or inherited. Some of the […]

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South Knoxville Man Gets His Legs and His Life Back

Brad Helms, a local worship leader and young father of two, had been suffering from leg pain for nearly twelve years before he finally decided to seek help from the vascular experts at Premier Surgical Vein Clinics in Knoxville. Brad was a high school athlete, and upon graduating, noticed a strange spot that showed up […]

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Dedicated Sclerotherapy Nurse

Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from the body tissues back to the heart. They have one-way valves to prevent back-flow, ensuring blood only flows in the direction of the heart. When these valves are damaged, the blood can back up and pool in the veins. This leads to the development of varicose and […]

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Vein Screenings and Treatment

Summertime can be frustrating for people with varicose veins. In the United States, it is estimated that about half of the population have this venous disease. It affects about 50 to 55% of women and 40 to 45% of men. During summer, spider veins and varicose veins can get worse. The intense heat of the […]

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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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