How Does a Vascular Surgeon Keeps My Blood Flowing

Your circulatory system is huge. In fact, if your blood vessels have to be stretched from end to end, it would wrap the Earth twice! Anything that impacts the system can affect the way it functions and in turn, can impact your quality of life. Any condition that...

Can genetics influence varicose veins?

Varicose veins are a very common condition affecting about 30 percent of the population. These twisted, enlarged blue veins are usually felt under the skin and are very common in the legs.  There are several theories that exist about the development of varicose veins....

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...

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...

Men Get Varicose Veins Too

When people think about varicose veins, they may think about older women. It’s not surprising as varicose veins are very common among women and the older population. But did you know that men can have varicose veins too? Men and Varicose Veins About 45 percent of men...