Certification from the American Board of Phlebology

Certification from the American Board of Phlebology

Are you currently experiencing varicose veins? These dark, bumpy veins are visible under the skin and are often coupled with other frustrating symptoms. Your legs may feel restless, itchy, heavy, or even painful. Treatment for this venous insufficiency is quick, minimally invasive, and covered by most insurance providers—so if you’re tired of your varicose veins, it may be time to seek out a vascular surgeon. The Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center is home to Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Agis, who are both Diplomats of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine. This certification is held by only a few hundred in the country and sets them apart from […]

Studying the Relationship Between Restless Leg Syndrome & Vein Insufficiency

Studying the Relationship Between Restless Leg Syndrome & Vein Insufficiency

When it’s time for bed after a long day, we all want a good night of sleep. For some, that quality rest is elusive due to an intense need to keep moving. Are you someone who gets an odd, creeping sensation to move your legs and arms at night? You may be experiencing restless leg syndrome. And if you have venous insufficiency as well, that may be a contributing factor to your difficulties staying still at night. For many, seeking treatment can minimize frustrating symptoms of restless leg syndrome. To get all the facts and to know when to visit a vein professional, read below. What is Restless Leg Syndrome? […]

4 Ways to Find the Right Vein Specialist for You

4 Ways to Find the Right Vein Specialist for You

Are you experiencing bulging, painful or itchy veins that are dark and visible under the skin? These may be varicose veins—a form of venous insufficiency that develops when vein valves are weakened and unable to circulate blood through the leg. If you’ve been searching for a doctor that’s right for you, you’re in luck. Here are four things to keep in mind when looking for a specialist. Area of Specialty Do the physicians specialize in vein care, or do they simply dabble in it? For the best care possible, you need a physician who has put in the time to truly understand vein health and how to treat venous insufficiency. […]