Adelene Tolisano, MSN, APRN-C, joins Vein Specialists

We are proud to announce that Adelene Tolisano, MSN, APRN-C, joined Vein Specialists effective February 11, 2019. She assists Dr. Magnant and his team of Advanced Providers in performing new patient, pre-operative and post-operative evaluations. Adelene grew up in Fort Myers where she attended Fort Myers Senior High School. She attended Florida Southwestern State College where…

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…

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 dedication, and outstanding effort. Perpetually raising the bar for all, these honorees help establish a…

Angio Suite included in Fort Myers Expansion at Vein Specialists

FORT MYERS, FL. (June 2017) – Vein Specialists is pleased to announce the expansion of their Fort Myers office with the addition of a new state of the art interventional suite including the Volcano intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). IVUS is the most cutting edge catheter based ultrasound technology which allows precise identification and measurement of pelvic vein…

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 encountered in my vein focused practice.  Patients with orthopedic disease are of the age group…

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…

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 he stated that he had had swelling in his left leg for some years prior…