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Q&A: What To Expect After A Varicose Vein Treatment

According to the National Institutes of Health, varicose veins are swollen, ropy, enlarged veins that you can see under the skin on the legs. They are common in men and women, and occur when the one-way valves in the veins become damaged or weak. Gravity causes blood to then pool in the veins rather than […]

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3 Effective Treatments for Varicose Veins

The vascular surgeons at Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville have seen and treated a lot of varicose veins—over 10,000 since 2004. They are specialists in veins, which are the blood vessels that carry blood from your body’s tissues to your heart. Veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart, but if […]

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Where to Find the Best Vein Specialists in Knoxville

No matter the reason for seeking treatment for varicose veins, you’re likely wondering where you can find the best vein treatment specialists in Knoxville. While your options for care have never been more abundant, here are a few reasons why the doctors at Premier Vein Clinics are the best Vein Specialists in Knoxville. At Premier […]

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8 Questions You Should Ask About Varicose Vein Laser Treatment

Varicose veins are abnormally swollen, twisted and sometimes painful veins. They are most often found in the legs. Initially, some people seek the help of a trained vascular surgeon to help ease the unsightly appearance of varicose veins. However, when the painful symptoms and swelling set in, treatment becomes even more of a priority. Premier […]

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Varicose Veins and Spider Veins Aren’t the Same Thing

It is not uncommon to have varicose and spider veins in the same leg, but just because you have spider veins does not solidify the presence of varicose veins. While similar in nature, they are two distinct conditions. Read on to learn how they differ. Spider veins are most commonly found on the legs and […]

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EVLT: A Beginners Guide

Endovenous Laser Therapy, also known as EVLT, is an outpatient, minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins. Prior to beginning the procedure, the area of skin around the diseased vein is cleaned and prepped and a local anesthetic is applied to reduce any discomfort. A small puncture would is made allowing for the insertion of […]

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What No One Tells You About Varicose Vein Removal

In the olden days, vein stripping was a common treatment for varicose veins. A wire was inserted into the vein at the groin and passed through the diseased vein where it was attached to the opposite end down near the lower part of the leg. The wire was then pulled back, stripping the diseased vein […]

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Treatment for Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know

The treatment of varicose veins has come a long way. Specifically in recent years, treatment has become far less invasive, resulting in less pain and discomfort post-procedure and a quicker recovery time. If you have a direct relative that underwent a procedure such as vein stripping they might suggest to you the treatment is worse […]

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Determine if Ambulatory Phlebectomy is right for you!

Do you experience pain and discomfort in your legs as a result of varicose veins? Do you have visible, bulging veins near the surface of the skin on your legs? If so, it is time for you to seek treatment for varicose veins. Read on to learn more about one of your options for treatment. […]

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What Are Varicose Veins?

Varicose, pronounced VAR-uh-kos, veins are enlarged, stretched, twisted and often bulging veins that are visible just under the surface of the skin. They are most often found in the legs, yet any vein has the potential to become swollen, or varicose. Circulation begins with the pumping of your heart moving blood through every part of […]

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