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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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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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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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Sclerotherapy has a Variety of Options

If you’ve been contemplating seeking treatment for your spider veins, then you may come across the procedure called sclerotherapy. What is sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a popular and effective treatment for spider veins. It involves the injection of an irritating solution (called the sclerosant) directly into the affected vein. This solution, which is typically a salt […]

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The Glories of Compression Stockings

Varicose veins are becoming a common condition in the United States.  About 40 percent of the population suffers from chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that can lead to varicose veins. Contrary to what many people think, varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. They are a real medical condition. People with varicose veins […]

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Love your legs again!

After months of bundling up, you may be looking forward to longer days of warmth and wearing your shorts and skirts again.  If the look of your varicose veins is keeping you from doing that, we have good news for you: they can be treated! Varicose Vein Treatment at Premier Vein Clinic Premier Vein Clinic […]

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Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are very common. In fact, about 3 in every 10 adults have them. Despite this, there are still a lot of misconceptions about them, which keep some people from seeking treatment. The team at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville wants you to be aware of the most common myths about varicose veins: Myth […]

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