Category Archives: Q&A

Another Tool to Treat Venous Insufficiency

Rachel Norton has been teaching first grade since 1994. In her free time, she likes to go to the beach with her husband and daughters. Rachel, who also likes to cook and craft, is a Florida native who relocated from … Continue reading

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Broken Capillaries Or Small Facial Veins: What Are The Treatments?

Joseph G. Magnant, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.P.VI. Have you noticed a group of small red vein clusters on your face? Have you ever wondered what they are or how you treat them? The tiny veins are right under the surface of … Continue reading

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Vein Disease Can Contribute to Restless Legs Syndrome

Joseph G. Magnant, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.P.VI. Restless legs syndrome, or RLS, is believed to affect as much as ten percent of the population in the United States. A patient, Laura, is among that group, but it wasn’t until she was … Continue reading

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Nighttime Urination? It could be your veins!

Find out how frequent nighttime urination can be related to venous insufficiency. Frequent trips to the bathroom, especially at night, are often seen as a natural occurrence of either age or simply water consumption, and, because of this, are often … Continue reading

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Q&A: Can I have varicose veins removed without stripping?

Endovenous closure has been the gold standard for the treatment of the underlying cause of varicose veins for the past 10 years. Stripping is no longer used and should not be part of the conversation.

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Q&A: Will skipping the 2nd ablation harm the work on the 1st leg?

No, not at all.  The timing of your second leg has nothing to do with the success or failure of the first leg procedure.  Wait until you feel 90% and then proceed. – Dr. Joseph Magnant -

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