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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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Love Your Legs Again!

If you’re like most who are living with varicose veins, it’s likely you’ve been avoiding wearing shorts or skirts since those large, purple veins began popping up. It’s true that varicose veins are a cosmetic problem, but treating them is about more than just their appearance. Why do they occur? Varicose veins occur as a […]

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Free Vein Screenings!

Bulging veins that appear blue or dark purplish in color, an achy or heavy feeling in the legs, discomfort after prolonged sitting or standing – these are some of the signs and symptoms associated with varicose veins. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that are visible under the surface of the […]

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Get Vein Treatment Now!

If you’re living with varicose veins, you know how bothersome they can be. Not just because of the way they look, but also because of the discomfort they cause. While self-care, such as elevating the legs, increasing physical activity, and wearing compression garments can help in easing the pain caused by varicose veins, seeking professional […]

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Popular Vein Topics in 2017

On the Premier Vein Clinics blog we discuss common symptoms, causes, and issues associated with vein diseases (especially varicose and spider veins), and treatment options offered at our Knoxville, TN, office to help those suffering from these diseases overcome them and get their legs – and their life back. Popular Vein Topics To wrap up […]

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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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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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Vein Treatment Isn’t Just for Ladies

Many men think that varicose veins are a “woman’s problem.” Although varicose veins may be more common among women, this does not mean that men can’t have them too. These enlarged, swollen, and sometimes twisted veins occur as a result of weakened valves of the vein. When valves weaken, the blood leaks backward and flows […]

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