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Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy can bring a lot of changes to a woman’s body and unfortunately for some, varicose veins can be one of them. What are varicose veins? About 10 to 20 percent of pregnant women develop varicose veins during or after pregnancy.  Varicose veins are enlarged veins. They usually affect the lower extremities such as 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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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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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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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

About 10 to 20 percent of pregnant women are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins are large, swollen blood vessels that are predominantly found in the lower extremities. When they swell above the surface of the skin, they can create those purplish or bluish lumps that may look alarming but are generally harmless. For some […]

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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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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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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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