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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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What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure recommended for patients who have spider veins. Spider veins are smaller vessels that twist and turn. Like varicose veins, spider veins can also be seen through the skin as red, purple, or blue vessels. There are several factors that contribute to the development of spider and varicose veins. These include […]

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Sclerotherapy Facts

Sclerotherapy Facts: Featuring Angie, Premier Vein Clinics’ Sclerotherapy RN Specialist Summer is just around the corner! If you’re suffering from spider veins, you don’t have to be self-conscious of your legs anymore. Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville offers an in-office procedure to help with the symptoms and appearance of spider veins. What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is an in-office, […]

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Meet Sclero Nurse Angie

Premier Surgical Vein Clinics is excited to welcome our newest team member, Angie Jacobs, RN. She has joined the team as a Sclerotherapy Specialist. Angie grew up in Ohio where she attended both high-school and nursing school. A nurse of 23 years, she has been passionate about the profession from a young age. As a […]

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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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5 Worth-It Treatments for Varicose Veins in Legs

Fortunately, treatment for varicose veins does not include an overnight stay in the hospital or an extended recovery process. With a number of minimally invasive treatments to choose from, the procedures are done in an outpatient setting and require little to no downtime. Read on to learn more about the most common treatment options for […]

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