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DEBUNKING The Myth Of Cankles

I have seen many patients with chunky appearing calves and ankles which have been self-described as their Grandma’s ankles or stovepipe legs. As I caught the last segment of an episode of the Dr. Oz show focusing on the treatment of “cankles”, I found it curious that Dr. Oz was missing VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY, in the…

varicose veins

Concerned By Skin Changes On Your Legs? It Could Be Your Veins!

We have all seen someone walking down the street, noticed large bulging varicose veins, and known they have venous disease. Although varicose veins and prominent spider veins are the most obvious sign of venous disease, the medical condition they represent, venous insufficiency, is much more than just varicose veins. Venous insufficiency can manifest as a…

Facial Vein Treatment Options

Do You Have Small Red Vein Clusters on Your Face? If you have broken capillaries, spider veins, or spider vein clusters called telangiectasia, you have treatment options.  These tiny veins lie just beneath the surface of your skin, making them very delicate and susceptible to becoming enlarged or spreading.  However, new technology allows us to…

Nicole Kennedy, MSN, APRN-C, joins Vein Specialists

We are proud to announce that Nicole Kennedy, MSN, APRN-C, joined Vein Specialists effective 01-13-2020. She assists Dr. Magnant in performing new patient, pre-operative and post-operative evaluations. Nicole grew up in central Ohio graduating from Otterbein University earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and subsequently a Master of Science in Nursing.  Additional certification was…