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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Deep Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can surface anywhere in the body but are most common in the legs. They are veins that have experienced a pooling of blood due to weakened vein valve or walls causing the vein to become enlarged. Varicose veins are not considered a serious medical condition but their symptoms can alter activities of daily […]

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Vein Treatment Isn’t Just for Ladies: Men Can Have Better Legs Too!

As a high school boys’ varsity basketball coach in Knoxville for more than 30 years, wearing athletic shorts has long been a part of Christopher Lindsay’s daily attire. “I live in shorts, I wear them all the time,” says Lindsay. “I wear them almost all year long.” Even though Coach Lindsay likes wearing shorts, he […]

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Endovenous Ablation: What You Ought to Know

The flow of blood travels from the heart through arteries to the leg then returns to the heart through veins. Veins have one-way valves that help keep the blood flowing in the right direction and against gravity, to prevent any back flow. When a valve becomes weak and begins to leak, pooling may occur causing […]

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4 Myths About What Causes Varicose Veins

If your family medical history includes venous disease, odds are you too may experience unsightly varicose veins in the future. While heredity is a leading risk factor for developing varicose and spider veins, here are a few myths dispelled about additional causes of venous disease: Myth 1: Only women develop varicose veins. According to the […]

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What Is An EVLT Procedure?

Endovenous Laser Therapy, also known as EVLT, is a minimally invasive option for the treatment of varicose veins utilizing heat energy. EVLT is a safe, effective and quick procedure designed to restore natural beauty and healthy function to the legs.  This procedure is best suited for larger varicose veins. To perform an EVLT, the area […]

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