Wearing Boots Doesn’t Cause Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are very common, yet there are still so many misconceptions about them. One of them is that wearing boots causes them (it doesn’t). What causes varicose veins? Varicose veins are bulging, twisted veins caused by weak or damaged valves. Arteries are the...

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...

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...

What is a Vein Screening?

Venous conditions like varicose veins do not discriminate. They don’t care if you’re male or female, young or old, or with a family history of such condition or not. You may have them without you noticing it. And it’s tricky, especially with varicose veins as they can...

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...