News & Events

September 2012 Vein Screening

On September 19 & 20, VSS hosted a free varicose vein screening at our office on Third Street in Macon, GA. Dr Harper screened over 50 patients, and helped encourage "Healthy Legs for Life". Thank you to all who came out for this great event!...

April 2012 Vein Screening

On April 9,10,&13, Vein Specialists of the South hosted their second FREE Varicose Vein Screening of 2012. They held the free event at their historic office building on Third St in downtown Macon, GA. Jill Ponder from Sigvaris, came to help promote the importance of wearing compression hose. She has been a compression hose rep for Sigvaris for many years and is always...

Mercer Medical Grand Rounds

On Jan. 11, 2012, Dr. Harper had the opportunity to speak to the Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine residents for their January Grand Rounds. He also spoke to Mercer's Family Medicine residents on March 2, 2012. His topic for both events was the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: DVT "deep vein thrombosis" and PE "pulmonary embolism". Between 350,000 - 600,000 suffer from VTE...

2011 ACP Conference

Dr Harper, Terri and Elizabeth Hall, RN attended the 25th annual American College of Phlebology conference in Los Angelos. Dr Harper participated in various committees, Terri spoke on a sclerotherapy expert panel and Elizabeth did a presentation on skin changes in venous disease....

VSS Sponsors the Otis Redding Tribute

On Friday, September 9, the city of Macon came to life with laughter, food, and good music! The City of Macon and the County of Bibb officially declared Sept 9 as "Otis Redding Day." After a fun filled Friday evening, the Otis Redding Tribute continued into Saturday. The Macon City Auditorium filled with people Saturday evening to enjoy an "Evening of Respect" tribute concert, dinner,...

Vein Specialists of the South and Dr. Ken Harper speak to local Podiatric Medicine Group

Macon, Georgia - Vein Specialists of the South, Medical Director Dr. Kenneth E. Harper, spoke to local Podiatrists on the topic, 'OpenYour Eyes to Vein Disease' on February 28th. Podiatrists attending the lecture received CME credits through the state association of podiatrist GPMA. The topic of emphasis was 'Phlebology' the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease including varicose veins, spider veins, leg swelling, DVT and PE....