Varicose Veins 101: Contributing Factors

“What caused my varicose veins?” This is one of the most common questions asked by patients who have been diagnosed with the condition. In our previous post, we went into detail about the physiological causes of varicose veins, but in this discussion, we’ll be...

Varicose Veins 101: What Are They?

At this point, you may not even know them by name. Right now, you might just recognize them as those dark purple or blue veins on your calves or thighs. Or perhaps you have veins that are twisted and bulging above skin level. If so, there’s a chance you may have...

Choosing A Physician For Vein Treatments

Treatments to eliminate varicose veins or address other vein issues can make a major impact on a patient’s life, in terms of comfort, appearance, and confidence. How do you know that you choosing the right physician for the job? Here are some things to look for...

Vein Problems You Can’t Ignore: Venous Ulcers

Many of the patients we treat at Vein Specialists of Tennessee have problems that are cosmetic in nature. But sometimes, vein conditions can be much more serious. This is the case with venous ulcers. Venous ulcers can occur when wounds heal slowly or fail to heal....

A Tangled Web: Spider Veins And What They Mean

Spider veins are small broken vessels near the surface of the skin that are usually red or blue in color. They’re called spider veins because that’s what they resemble–the connected web of a spider. Spider veins may appear in different places on the...

Be Ready To Face The World

Treatments For Face Veins Can Help You Feel More Confident In Social And Business Settings The sun is both a friend and an enemy. Over the years, exposure to the sun can damage skin and cause facial veins to become visible. Conditions like roseacea can also cause...

Financing Vein Treatments

Many of the procedures we do at Vein Specialists of Tennessee are covered by insurance. That surprises some people. But keep in mind that vein treatments are often done for reasons other than cosmetic. Vein treatments my be done to eliminate pain or swelling, or to...