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Recovery after varicose vein treatment

Varicose veins are not life-threatening, but they can certainly be uncomfortable. If you are, at this point, considering varicose veins treatment, it’s important to know what recovery looks like.  We, at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville, believe that by knowing what lies ahead can help you prepare. And that greatly increases your chance of a […]

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Can genetics influence varicose veins?

Varicose veins are a very common condition affecting about 30 percent of the population. These twisted, enlarged blue veins are usually felt under the skin and are very common in the legs.  There are several theories that exist about the development of varicose veins. But the common consensus is that these enlarged veins occur as […]

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What You Can Expect After a Varicose Vein Treatment

Topic: What You Can Expect After a Varicose Vein Treatment About 20 to 25 million Americans have varicose veins. Many of them will undergo varicose vein treatment at some point in their lives. At Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville, we are often asked of the following questions pertaining to recovery after varicose vein treatment. Knowing […]

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Premier’s Vein TEAM

Varicose veins can be more than just a cosmetic problem. For some people, this vein condition can cause more than just discoloration on the affected site. It can cause aching, pain and discomfort. If you’re one of these people, you may have considered having your varicose vein treated. Looking for a reputable and experienced vein […]

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Free Vein Screenings Available

  Varicose veins are a common condition, often affecting the legs and the feet. Although they are usually harmless, varicose veins can be painful and disfiguring. What causes varicose veins? Varicose veins are often a result of weak/damaged valves. The tiny valves in the veins help in returning blood to the heart. They open as […]

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3 Things That Cause Varicose Veins

If you have bulging, enlarged, and twisted veins that appear purplish or bluish, then you may have varicose veins. What causes varicose veins? To understand what causes varicose veins, it’s important to know how blood circulation works. Blood vessels in the body such as the arteries and veins play an important role in blood circulation. […]

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Varicose Vein Treatments Are Covered By Most Insurance Plans

Some patients with varicose veins may be hesitant to see a doctor for treatment. They may incorrectly think varicose veins  are just a “cosmetic” problem and hence, treatment won’t be covered by their health insurance plan. While it’s true that most health plans won’t pay for spider vein treatment, it’s a different story for varicose […]

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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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Vein Treatment & Insurance

Many people believe varicose veins are just a cosmetic problem. This is one reason why those with varicose veins may be hesitant in seeing a vein specialist. While it’s true that most health insurance plans won’t cover treatments for cosmetic procedures, many DO cover treatments for varicose veins, especially if you’re suffering from symptoms associated […]

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Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common venous disease of the legs. Over 30 percent of women and 10 percent of men seek help for these enlarged, swollen veins. Despite this figure, many people still have a lot of misconceptions about varicose veins. These include:   Myth #1: Only elderly people get varicose veins Fact: Although aging […]

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