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What is Involved in a Vein Screening?

If the veins on your lower legs are bulging and swelling, then you may have to see a specialist for vein screening. What is vein screening? A vein screening at Premier Vascular & Vein Center in Knoxville is a non-invasive way of determining your veins’ health. This examination may involve looking at your medical history […]

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Sclerotherapy for Spider Veins

If you have spider veins, sclerotherapy can help get rid of them. What is sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a procedure that involves the injection of a solution into the affected vein. The solution, which is usually a salt solution, irritates the lining of the blood vessel. This causes the affected vein to collapse and stick together.  […]

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Swimming is Great for Varicose Veins!

Exercising regularly is strongly recommended if you have varicose veins. Not only does regular exercise help in managing the symptoms of varicose veins, but it can also keep them from progressing by improving the blood circulation. However, not all forms of exercise are appropriate for varicose veins. There are some exercises that can exacerbate your […]

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Do Men Get Varicose Veins?

One of the most common misconceptions about varicose veins is that only women get them. Men get varicose veins too. In fact, about 45 percent of men get varicose veins at some point in their lives. Varicose veins are more common in women because of the hormone progesterone. An increase in this hormone can lead […]

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The Truth About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are some of the most common vein conditions and yet, there are still a lot of misconceptions about them. If you missed any information from our recent Premier Vein Clinic blogs, here are some of the most common myths we’ve covered about varicose veins and debunked. Myth #1: You’ll get varicose veins if […]

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How to Cope with Varicose Veins During Summer

Summer may be an exciting time for many but for some people, including those with varicose veins, this season can be a source of discomfort. If you have varicose or spider veins, the experts at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville have some tips to help you cope with summer: Use sunscreen Sunscreen should always be […]

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Women’s Health Week

This week is Women’s Health Week! It’s a great time to focus on your health and do something nice for yourself. If your varicose veins have been bothering you for a while now, a vein treatment may help! Treating Varicose Veins at Premier Vein Clinic The Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville has an entire team […]

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We Have a Variety of Options for Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins can affect your quality of life. These twisted, swollen, bluish veins aren’t just distracting on the eyes but can also cause painful symptoms such as heavy sensation in the legs, aches that may worsen when sitting or standing for too long, and burning or throbbing sensation, and itching around the affected area. Premier […]

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Is EVLT Covered by Insurance?

Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) is one of the non-surgical treatment options we offer at Premier Surgical Vein Clinic in Knoxville. What is Endovenous Laser Treatment? EVLT is a minimally-invasive procedure for getting rid of varicose veins and restoring healthier looking legs. It uses heat from a laser (a device that sends a thin beam of […]

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Jobs That Put You at Risk for Vein Troubles

If you know someone with varicose veins, you are probably aware that they are more than just a cosmetic problem. They cause itching, feeling of heaviness, and even cramping.  Who are at risk? Anyone can develop varicose veins, but they are more common in women and those who tend to sit or stand for prolonged […]

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