Dr. Horowitz Gifts Temple University

Central Florida Vein and Vascular founder John D. Horowitz has provided a generous philanthropic gift of $150,000 to the Temple Department of Surgery. With this donation Temple University’s The Lewis Katz School of Medicine has created an endowed fund known as the John D. Horowitz, M.D. Endowed Lectureship for the Advancement of Physician Resilience and […]

Understanding the Stages of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can be a cosmetic concern for some people, but for others, this condition causes pain and discomfort. When left untreated, varicose veins can evolve into different stages, indicating the possibility of an underlying health condition, such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which is when the tiny, one-way valves in your veins become damaged. […]

DVT and Pulmonary Embolism

When patients experience deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), they are at risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Deep vein thrombosis is the medical term for a blood clot, found in the deep veins of the leg.   Pulmonary embolism happens when these blood clots loosen and travel upward toward the lungs, resulting in […]

What Is Venous Hypertension?

Venous hypertension is a condition that results from weakened lower extremity veins that have lost their ability to return blood to the heart.  High vein pressure or venous hypertension is different from arterial hypertension commonly known as high blood pressure.  This high-pressure results from weakened vein valves that allow blood to build up and pool […]

Varicose Veins in Your 50s

As people get older, it’s more likely to see varicose veins developing on their legs. The valves in peoples’ veins weaken as they age, letting the blood pool and encouraging the development of twisted and enlarged varicose veins. If you’re in your 50s and don’t want varicose veins, it’s vital to know the precautions you […]

Lymphedema — Pathophysiology, Appearance, Treatments and Association With Venous Disease

Lymphedema is a medical condition caused by blockages in the lymph system. Patients with lymphedema may experience swelling around major limbs, making movement uncomfortable or difficult. Lymphedema can occur at any age, so it’s vital to take preventative action against its symptoms. What Is Lymphedema? Lymphedema is the buildup or blockage of fluid in a […]

How to Prevent Spider Vein Bruising

If you have spider vein bruising, you may feel self-conscious. While the condition is natural and can develop in anyone, many people worry it is a sign of a more significant problem or that they can’t do anything about the bruising. In reality, you can take a few steps to prevent it. What Is Spider […]

Improving Poor Circulation to Your Feet

Proper circulation is essential to body movement and overall health. It’s vital to know the possible causes of and how to improve poor blood circulation to stay healthy. Knowing how to check circulation in your feet and understanding the signs can help you take preventive action. Causes of Poor Circulation in Your Feet When you […]

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