News & Events

Vascular Disease Foundation – Annual Conference

On September 21-23, several of the Vein Specialists staff attended VESSEL, the Vascular Disease Foundation's (VDF) annual conference in Mclean, VA. Those who attended included, Dr Harper, Terri Harper, Leslie Fortson, Elizabeth Milligan, Gigi Goble and Ashley Brown. The team learned about several opportunities to build public awareness of vein and arterial disease, including Spirit of Women and V-Aware. There were several talks given on...

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,...