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What is Sclerotherapy?

Spider and varicose veins can be more than just a cosmetic problem. They can be a source of discomfort, causing pain and sensation of ‘heaviness’ on the affected sites.  Sclerotherapy for Spider and Varicose Veins Sclerotherapy is one of the well-known treatments for spider and smaller varicose veins.  This procedure has been around since the […]

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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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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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New Year, New Legs!

You’ve tried it all — propping up your legs on a pillow, using compression stockings, and even losing weight, but nothing seems to work. Your varicose veins are still visible and at times, causing you discomfort. Varicose veins are common in both men and women. Although they are common, you don’t have to live with […]

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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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