What to Expect After Your Varicose Vein Treatment

What to Expect After Your Varicose Vein Treatment

What to Expect After Your Varicose Vein Treatment So, you’ve seen one of the best vascular surgeons in Orlando about your varicose veins. They’ve assessed your venous health and come up with a plan to treat your veins so you can be happy with your beautiful, pain-free legs again. Now that you’ve done all that, you may be wondering: now what? What happens after treatment? Of course, after any procedure, you will receive instructions about how to best take care of your veins while they heal. We, at the Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, have a few insights as to what you can expect after your treatment. Of course, […]

Spider Veins Can Be More Significant than They Appear

Spider Veins Can Be More Significant than They Appear

Spider Veins Can Be More Significant than They Appear At first glance, spider veins may not seem to be an issue, especially in comparison to other venous insufficiencies like varicose veins. Spider veins appear as smooth bursts of visible veins just under the skin and, most of the time, aren’t associated with other uncomfortable symptoms such as pain or heaviness in the leg. Because of this, they’re most often written off as a purely superficial issue that can be quickly treated or ignored. The reality of spider veins is a little different. The vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center would like to discuss the reasons […]

Vein Disease & the Varying Impacts

Vein Disease & the Varying Impacts

Vein Disease & the Varying Impacts Most people are familiar with one symptom of vein disease: varicose veins. These bulging veins are visible under the skin’s surface and are a source of discomfort and insecurity for many. While varicose veins are possibly the clearest and most well-known symptom of vein disease, it’s not the only one. There are several other symptoms of vein disease that could be a sign that you need to visit the best vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. Pay attention to your body, and seek help if you’re noticing any of these five signs that your veins may be weakened or […]

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: The Perks of Motherhood

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: The Perks of Motherhood

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: The Perks of Motherhood Does pregnancy cause varicose veins and venous insufficiency?  Absolutely! According to the vascular surgeons at the Central Florida Vein and Vascular Center, the Orlando area’s premier vein care specialists, pregnancy is the number one cause of varicose veins and venous insufficiency. What Are Varicose Veins? The main purpose of normal veins is to return blood from the legs back to the heart.  During pregnancy, the superficial veins weaken and lose their ability to empty the legs.  This leads to increased pressure and congestion and presents as enlarged veins, leg swelling, and discoloration, not to mention heaviness and fatigue.  This weakening of the […]

Fact or Fiction: Debunking Varicose Vein Myths

Fact or Fiction: Debunking Varicose Vein Myths

Fact or Fiction: Debunking Varicose Vein Myths Despite how common varicose veins are, there are many myths and misunderstandings surrounding them. For many, the causes and symptoms of varicose veins are shrouded in mystery—until they actually have this type of venous insufficiency. Then, the reality starts to become clearer. However, the vascular physicians in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center don’t want to see people stay confused about varicose veins due to these myths. So, today, we would like to address some of the most common misunderstandings. Before we start, let’s take a moment to clarify what varicose veins are. The Causes of Varicose Veins These veins don’t […]