Medical adhesive vein closure, VenaSeal™ IS NOW covered by insurance in 2018!

What is VenaSeal™?  VenaSeal™ is the latest minimally invasive procedure proven to safely and effectively treat venous reflux disease.  At Vein Specialists, we are dedicated to improving our patients’ health.  VenaSeal™ was approved by the FDA late in 2015 and is the only procedure that uses medical adhesive to close a diseased leg vein from…

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 ablation and varicose vein removal, she is the talk of the deli! Not only does her leg feel better but she couldn’t help but to brag to her fellow employees on how good her leg…

Behind Bulging Varicose Veins!

Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Martha had a really hard time sleeping through the night because her legs felt so achy and heavy. During the day, Martha’s legs and ankles would swell and ache. She also had unsightly varicose veins. Martha was fed up with her legs bothering her so finally she came to…

Orthopedic Pain and it’s relation to Venous Insufficiency

Fran, an active medical office manager for her husband’s OB-GYN practice, decided to retire near the Gulf waters in Cape Coral. Happy in her Florida home, Fran immediately became involved in her community. She found herself on the go all the time. As she stayed busy with all of her activities, her knee began to…

Venous Insufficiency as a Medical Disease, Not a Cosmetic Concern

What do Varicose Veins, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus have in common? If you have been told by your physician that your varicose veins are cosmetic or pose no immediate threat or that your swollen achy legs are just something you are going to have to live with, you might want to…

Venous insufficiency: an obscure and elusive disease

I have written more than 20 different articles over the past few years about venous insufficiency highlighting the different patient types and presentations of this common disease. Just when I feel as though I have seen every possible clinical presentation or story, another patient with a different story walks through our doors. It remains clear to me that our continued efforts at sharing our clinical experience regarding the various and often obscure presentations of symptomatic venous insufficiency are well worth it.