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Common Causes of Varicose Veins

Over 3 million adults in the U.S. are affected by varicose veins every year. These are swollen veins that usually occur in the legs and the feet. The affected veins often appear bluish/purplish because they contain the deoxygenated blood. The Most Common Causes There are different causes of varicose veins. Some of the most common […]

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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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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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Varicose Veins – Men Have Them Too

  Contrary to what many people believe, varicose veins can affect both men and women. Although there is only a slight difference in the prevalence rate of varicose veins between men and women (45 percent of men versus 55 percent of women), it’s usually women who are seen in vein clinics these days. Women are […]

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Cooler Weather Ideal for Vein Treatment

About 20 to 25 million Americans have varicose veins. A common vein disease especially among women, varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. When left unmanaged, they can lead to painful ulcers that can be difficult to treat. Why Cooler Weather is the Best Time for Varicose Vein Treatment During the warmer months, […]

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