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When is the Best Time for Vein Treatments?

Varicose veins can be a nuisance. They look unattractive, they itch, and they can be painful. The vein experts at Premier Surgical Vascular & Vein Center in Knoxville, TN urge you to take care of your varicose veins now! We offer laser and radio frequency varicose...

How Can a Vascular Ultrasound Help You?

A vascular ultrasound is a non-invasive medical procedure that helps doctors diagnose conditions concerning the veins and the arteries. Common Uses of Vascular UltrasoundVascular ultrasound is useful in a number of ways: • Evaluate the flow of blood to the organs and...

What is Vascular Access Surgery?

Over 34 million Americans have diabetes, a condition that can lead to a myriad of complications including kidney disease. Some patients with diabetic kidney disease will eventually end up needing hemodialysis. To make these treatments possible, a vascular access is...

Do You Need a Varicose Vein Screening?

Varicose veins can be a nuisance. Not only do they look unattractive, but they can also cause pain and itchiness. These swollen, twisted veins are often a result of weak or damaged vein walls and valves. You can develop them as a result of heredity, pregnancy,...

Vein Treatments Are NOT Spooky!

Halloween is just around the corner and while there are so many things to be spooked about, vein treatment shouldn’t be one of them! If you’ve been putting off varicose vein treatment because of the thoughts of the invasive surgery, then you’ll be happy to know that...

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....