Treating Varicose Veins: Laser Heat or Radiofrequency?

Treating Varicose Veins: Laser Heat or Radiofrequency?

Treating Varicose Veins: Laser Heat or Radiofrequency? There was a time when vascular doctors in Orlando, as well as around the country, routinely would treat varicose veins with a now mostly outdated procedure called vein stripping and ligation. There are rare cases in which this procedure still is preferred, though. In this particular type of surgery, the vein surgeon would use a scalpel to cut open the patient’s leg, cut out the affected vein (stripping), and tie off the ends to prevent blood loss (ligation). And while there are a few holdouts who still perform this procedure on a regular basis, we are ever so fortunate to have our choice […]

More Men Are Opting for Varicose Vein Treatments

More Men Are Opting for Varicose Vein Treatments

More Men Are Opting for Varicose Vein Treatments More and more men everywhere are seeking treatment for varicose veins; medical experts say that around 56 percent of men have this venous condition. It seems that men don’t want to look like their aging parents and grandparents, as far as their legs are concerned. Well, at least the men living in the Orlando area can be treated at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, home of one of the best vascular surgeons in Orlando, Dr. John Horowitz. The Reasons Men Are More Concerned Than in the Past It seems that the trend is toward men becoming more self-conscious, which is not […]

What Solutions Are There to Treat Your Varicose Veins?

What Solutions Are There to Treat Your Varicose Veins?

What Solutions Are There to Treat Your Varicose Veins? If you have varicose veins, you’ll want to get them treated by one of the best vascular surgeons in Orlando, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS. Dr. Horowitz is the founder and director of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with the various treatment options. In this post, we’ll take a look at the two main treatment modalities employed by Dr. Horowitz. And guess what? In most cases, these treatments are covered by medical insurance as varicose veins are a serious medical condition and not merely a cosmetic issue. But it must be said that your legs […]

Venous Insufficiency May Indicate a More Serious Problem

Venous Insufficiency May Indicate a More Serious Problem

Venous Insufficiency May Indicate a More Serious Problem It’s not that uncommon to ignore leg pain and varicose veins, but that decision actually could be a huge mistake that you will greatly regret. Instead, it makes sense to get it checked out by one of the best vascular doctors in Orlando as chronic venous insufficiency, often manifesting as varicose veins and leg pain, may indicate a much more serious problem. What Is Venous Insufficiency? Of course, your first question might be, “What is chronic venous insufficiency?” Chronic venous insufficiency is a medical condition in which you have an abnormality in the circulation of the blood in your veins. Every vein […]

Let’s Get Your Legs Ready for Beach Season

Let’s Get Your Legs Ready for Beach Season

Let’s Get Your Legs Ready for Beach Season With warmer weather approaching, you may be itching to put on that cute pair of shorts or brand new short skirt. You’ve grown tired of the winter doldrums, and you’ve even lost a few of those nagging extra pounds so that your legs will be ready for their summer showcase. But are your legs really ready to be shown off? If your legs have superficial veins, more commonly known as spider veins, you might need to make an appointment at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, the top practice for spider vein treatment in Orlando. There are a number of reasons your […]