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Varicose vein treatments don’t have to be scary!

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. If you want yours to be treated but you’re worried about the downtime it entails, the physicians at Premier Vein Clinic in Knoxville want you to know that varicose vein treatment has come a long way. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, and […]

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Varicose Veins Myths

With the number of Americans suffering from varicose veins (over 30 percent), you may think that people would understand more about varicose veins. Unfortunately, there are still so many myths circulating about it.  The following are some of the most common varicose vein myths and the truth behind them: Myth #1: You’ll get varicose veins […]

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Swimming for Healthy Legs

Regular physical activity is usually recommended for those with varicose veins, a condition affecting about 1 in every 4 adults in the United States. While there are several options to choose from, one of the most highly recommended activities by specialists is swimming. Why swimming can be good for those with varicose veins? There are […]

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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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Premier’s Vein TEAM

Varicose veins can be more than just a cosmetic problem. For some people, this vein condition can cause more than just discoloration on the affected site. It can cause aching, pain and discomfort. If you’re one of these people, you may have considered having your varicose vein treated. Looking for a reputable and experienced vein […]

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Free Vein Screenings Available

  Varicose veins are a common condition, often affecting the legs and the feet. Although they are usually harmless, varicose veins can be painful and disfiguring. What causes varicose veins? Varicose veins are often a result of weak/damaged valves. The tiny valves in the veins help in returning blood to the heart. They open as […]

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3 Things That Cause Varicose Veins

If you have bulging, enlarged, and twisted veins that appear purplish or bluish, then you may have varicose veins. What causes varicose veins? To understand what causes varicose veins, it’s important to know how blood circulation works. Blood vessels in the body such as the arteries and veins play an important role in blood circulation. […]

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Varicose Vein Treatments Are Covered By Most Insurance Plans

Some patients with varicose veins may be hesitant to see a doctor for treatment. They may incorrectly think varicose veins  are just a “cosmetic” problem and hence, treatment won’t be covered by their health insurance plan. While it’s true that most health plans won’t pay for spider vein treatment, it’s a different story for varicose […]

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These Jobs Can Increase Your Risk for Varicose Veins

Veins have one-way valves. They keep the blood flowing towards the heart. If these valves are damaged or weak, the blood can back up and pool into the veins, causing them to swell. This results to a condition called varicose veins, a very common vein issue. There are several factors that can increase your risk […]

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Get Rid of Post-Partum Varicose Veins

For some women, swollen, bulging, or twisting veins are a normal, but uncomfortable part of pregnancy. Why varicose veins are common during pregnancy? There are three main reasons why varicose veins can happen during pregnancy: You produce more blood than usual to help support your baby’s growth and development. Your growing uterus puts pressure and […]

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