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How Does Heat Affect Varicose Veins?

Some would argue that summer is the best season, but those living with varicose veins may disagree. How Heat Affects the Varicose Veins Heat can worsen the look and feel of varicose veins. When you’re out on a hot summer day or been sitting in a hot tub, the body tries to cool itself by […]

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Men’s Health Month

The myth that only women develop varicose veins has long been busted. Varicose veins may be more common in women, but men can have them too. In fact, about 56 percent of men develop these enlarged veins in the lower extremities Although they’re not life threatening, varicose veins can are more than just a cosmetic […]

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Spring Vein Recap

Spring is finally here! It’s time to put away the thick jackets, long pants, and bring out the skirts, shorts, and sleeveless tops. If you are concerned with the appearance of your varicose veins, know that treatment options are available. Getting Rid of Varicose Veins At Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville we offer different ways […]

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Sclerotherapy Recap

What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure for getting rid of spider veins. It involves the administration of a chemical substance (also known as sclerosant) directly into the diseased vein.  This chemical inflicts direct damage to the inner lining of the vessel, causing the formation of clot in the vein, forcing blood to reroute […]

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Free Spring Screenings!

Spring is almost here! Like many people, you’re probably looking forward to bringing out your dresses, shorts and sandals, and putting away your long pants and jackets! But maybe, although you are ready to explore the outdoors again, you feel held back by one thing – the bluish-purplish swollen veins visible on your legs. Could […]

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EVLT Treatments

Varicose and spider veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. They can lead to discomfort as they can cause itching, achy or heavy feeling in the legs, burning or throbbing sensation, and pain which may get worse when sitting or standing for long periods of time. If you have varicose veins, you don’t have […]

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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

About 10 to 20 percent of pregnant women are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins are large, swollen blood vessels that are predominantly found in the lower extremities. When they swell above the surface of the skin, they can create those purplish or bluish lumps that may look alarming but are generally harmless. For some […]

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Love Your Legs Again!

If you’re like most who are living with varicose veins, it’s likely you’ve been avoiding wearing shorts or skirts since those large, purple veins began popping up. It’s true that varicose veins are a cosmetic problem, but treating them is about more than just their appearance. Why do they occur? Varicose veins occur as a […]

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Free Vein Screenings!

Bulging veins that appear blue or dark purplish in color, an achy or heavy feeling in the legs, discomfort after prolonged sitting or standing – these are some of the signs and symptoms associated with varicose veins. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that are visible under the surface of the […]

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Recovery After Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are a common vein condition, but there are still many people who are hesitant to seek treatment. This is especially true for men, and for some women who are uncertain due to a fear of a painful surgery and a long post-operative recovery. While this may be true for traditional vein stripping of […]

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