Category Archives: vein screening

April Stowers, MSN, FNP-C of Vein Specialists Named “Best in Nursing”

FORT MYERS, FL. (August 2017) – Vein Specialists commends April Stowers, MSN, FNP-C for receiving the Award of Excellence from the American Health Council. The Award of Excellence is awarded to 100 nursing professionals annually for their admirable character, selfless … Continue reading

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Do you have “Orthovenous” Disease?

When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide. “Orthovenous” disease you ask?  What is that?  Is that even a disease or a word?  Well…not exactly, but it is a neologism I have created to describe a much more common entity I have … Continue reading

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Publix deli worker has fashion show after varicose vein removal

Sheila returned to the office today for her second vein procedure. Now two weeks out from her left leg laser endovenous ablationand varicose vein removal, she is the talk of the deli! Not only does her leg feel better but … Continue reading

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Check your veins before (or after) hip or knee replacement! Reduce your risks of complications.

This patient had left leg swelling for the past six months since his left total knee replacement. He had two ultrasounds which negative for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) yet his swelling and pain persisted. On further review of his history … Continue reading

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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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