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 the skin, making them very delicate and easy to enlarge and break. The medical term…

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 older that her RLS symptoms really began to distress her. It was in the evenings…

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…

How to Find the Right Vein Specialist

Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RVPI Today, it is important for patients to take an active role in researching their medical care. Fortunately, the internet is a great resource that provides patients with information to research health care providers along with the current available treatment options. Despite all the information regarding advanced medical treatments being…

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…

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 ignored or seen as inconsequential.  Nighttime urination, however, can be the sign of a serious…

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…