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…

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…

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…

External Bleeding from small calf veins can be sign of underlying problem

Have seen back to back patients this morning with severe venous insufficiency involving the left great saphenous vein.  Both patients had history of multiple episodes of significant external hemorrhage.  Neither had external signs of varicose veins but both had what appeared to be large spider veins (called telangiectasias) in the pretibial region (front of the…

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…