Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins

Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins

Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins Spider veins are common. Unfortunately, being a common occurrence doesn’t make them enjoyable. These spider veins appear as spindly, branch-like bursts of purple or red veins visible just under the skin. While they’re rarely a serious health concern, many find them unappealing. There are a few ways that you can determine your risk of developing spider veins. Of course, to more accurately assess your venous health, it’s best to visit the vascular physicians in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. Until you’re able to see us, here are a few tips for determining your risk. The Cause of Spider Veins Spider veins […]

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

When you think of pregnancy symptoms, what comes to mind? Morning sickness may be the first thing you think of, but there’s another common implication of pregnancy: varicose veins. These bulging veins most often appear on the legs and can be a source of discomfort. But why do these varicose veins, a sign of venous insufficiency, pop up during pregnancy? The vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center would like to share a few reasons why these often appear in pregnant women, as well as ways to decrease your risk of developing them during a pregnancy. What are varicose veins? Your vein valves have an important […]

Managing the Summer Temperatures and Your Veins

Managing the Summer Temperatures and Your Veins

Florida summers are unpleasant. The heat skyrockets, and every moment outside becomes unbearable; even a 15-minute walk can leave someone drenched in sweat. While every Florida resident struggles to keep cool, these high temperatures are even more uncomfortable for those with varicose veins. If you have varicose veins, you may be wondering how to prevent further irritating them as we quickly approach the sweltering summer months. You may ask: do I have to make extreme changes to keep my veins healthy and comfortable? Will taking care of my venous health affect my summer plans? The answer is not at all! Taking care of your veins doesn’t have to be difficult. […]

How to Remove Spider Veins

How to Remove Spider Veins

How to Remove Spider Veins Spring is here, and rising temperatures means it’s time for cooler clothes. However, for those with spider veins, the thought of pulling those shorts out of the closet could be met with feelings of self-consciousness instead of excitement. These spindly, visible veins can cause many to lose confidence in their legs and cover themselves up. The best vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center want you to know that there’s no reason to feel dejected over spider veins—treatment to remove them is quick and noninvasive. Spider veins are a type of venous insufficiency that causes dark veins to be visible under […]

These Lifestyle Changes Prevent Varicose Veins From Getting Worse

These Lifestyle Changes Prevent Varicose Veins From Getting Worse

These Lifestyle Changes Prevent Varicose Veins From Getting Worse Many find varicose veins to be unpleasant. These dark, bumpy veins are highly visible under the skin and can be painful, itchy, and very irritating. Fortunately, there’s no need to feel as though you have to stick with varicose veins—many noninvasive treatment options are available to help you get rid of the veins. These options are done in-house by a specialist and are covered by most insurance plans. You can reach out to a vascular physician in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center to talk about what treatment options would be best for getting rid of your varicose veins. […]

4 Ways Varicose Vein Treatment Has Changed

4 Ways Varicose Vein Treatment Has Changed

4 Ways Varicose Vein Treatment Has Changed Treatment options for varicose veins nowadays are quick and easy, but this wasn’t always the case. Medical research is always pushing the limits of what we know about health issues and treatments. What may have seemed like a breakthrough approach years ago can become outdated as research turns up newer, safer options. Varicose vein treatment has undergone this transformation, and treatment options are now more effective than ever. Today, patients can experience relief from varicose veins without having to schedule an invasive, painful surgery. Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, home to the best vascular surgeons in Orlando, utilizes these new, minimally invasive […]

4 Reasons Minimally Invasive Treatment Options are Best for Spider Veins

4 Reasons Minimally Invasive Treatment Options are Best for Spider Veins

4 Reasons Minimally Invasive Treatment Options are Best for Spider Veins Varicose veins are a common topic, but there’s another type of venous insufficiency experienced by many: spider veins. These veins are small, distinctly covered veins that resemble tree branches or spindly spider webs, and they’re known for most commonly appearing on the legs. While they normally don’t pose the same health risks as varicose veins, they can make someone feel insecure about their legs. Traditionally, treatment for venous concerns required invasive surgery and a hospital stay. The procedure could be painful, and patients would need to take time out of their schedule to recover. With modern technological advancements, this […]

How Varicose Vein Diagnosis Works

How Varicose Vein Diagnosis Works

How Varicose Vein Diagnosis Works Visiting a vein specialist can be nerve-wracking, especially when you don’t know what to expect. If your vein problems don’t seem that bad or aren’t causing you any serious discomfort, it may even sound easier to just deal with it. The best vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center suggest seeking out a diagnosis sooner rather than later. Taking too long to diagnose and treat varicose veins could cause more serious complications later on in life. If you want to be fully prepared for that first appointment with a specialist, here’s what you can expect. First, remember that venous insufficiency is […]

Why Men Need to Worry About Varicose Veins As Well

Why Men Need to Worry About Varicose Veins As Well

Why Men Need to Worry About Varicose Veins As Well Varicose veins are a condition most commonly associated with women, which may lead some to believe that men aren’t affected by it. This is far from true. Many men experience varicose veins, and at a rate that isn’t too far behind women. The vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center are just as concerned about varicose veins in men as they are with women. Here are a few things about varicose veins that men should also pay attention to. Everyone is Susceptible Varicose veins don’t discriminate—men and women of all ages and body types can experience […]

How Genetics Plays Into Your Vein Health

How Genetics Plays Into Your Vein Health

How Genetics Plays Into Your Vein Health Inherited traits play a major part in how we look; complexion, eye color, the shape of the face, and so many other traits are influenced by genes passed down from our parents. Our appearance isn’t the only thing that can be hereditary—varicose veins can be too. If one of your family members has developed varicose veins in their lifetime, it’s possible that you may end up visiting one of the vein specialists in Orlando later in life. Don’t worry—venous insufficiency is a common problem that affects up to 40 million people in America, and easy, noninvasive treatment options are available to help those […]