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Common Causes of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are very common, affecting about 3 in 10 adults in the United States. Despite these statistics, there are still a lot of misconceptions about them including their cause. So, what exactly causes varicose veins? To understand how varicose veins develop,...

PAD: Signs and Symptoms

About 6.5 million American adults age 40 and older suffer from PAD or Peripheral Arterial Disease. When left untreated, PAD can lead to more serious health issues such as stroke and heart attack.. This month is PAD Awareness month. Learn about the signs and symptoms...

What is Vascular Ultrasound?

If you suspect that you may have a vascular issue, you will likely need a vascular ultrasound to find out for sure. What is a vascular ultrasound? A vascular ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging exam that doesn’t involve any needles, dyes, anesthesia, or radiation....

Eliminate Spider Veins With InMode

If you’ve been suffering from spider veins, you know that they can be more than just a cosmetic problem. Premier Vascular and Vein Center in Knoxville, TN can bring back your beautiful legs with our minimally invasive treatment options. One of these new options is...

Not Sure If You Have PAD?

Vascular diseases like peripheral arterial disease (PAD) often go undiagnosed. Our skilled vascular and vein team at Premier Surgical Vascular and Vein Center in Knoxville, TN, wants you to understand that untreated PAD can be dangerous. It can lead to coronary artery...

Varicose Veins and Vascular Disease: Understand The Differences

To distinguish the differences between varicose veins and a more serious vascular disease, the vascular experts at Premier Surgical Vascular & Vein Center in Knoxville, TN want you to understand what these diseases are. About Venous DiseaseVenous disease is a...

Summer Exercises for Vein and Vascular Health

Exercise is great for you! It helps maintain a healthy weight, reduces your risk of vascular and heart disease, and keeps your veins healthy. As the season is getting warmer, our vascular and vein experts at Premier Surgical Vascular and Vein Center in Knoxville list...

Men Get Varicose Veins Too!

When people think of varicose veins, many immediately think about women. It’s because hormones and pregnancy can be additional risk factors for varicose veins. However, of four million people in the United States affected by varicose veins, about 25 to 30 percent of...

Carotid Artery Disease: What You Need to Know

The Vascular Surgeons of Premier Surgical Vascular and Vein Center in Knoxville want you to be aware that one in three strokes are caused by carotid artery disease. About Carotid Artery Disease Carotid artery disease occurs when something obstructs your carotid...