What’s the Process of Sclerotherapy and Will It Hurt?

Do you have painful varicose veins or want to eliminate the look of spider veins on your thighs, calves, ankles, feet? You aren’t alone. Varicose veins will affect nearly 20% of adults in the U.S. at one point during their lives.  At Central Florida Vein and Vascular Center, our highly trained, board-certified surgeons will help you determine […]

Rare Complications From Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a tried and true method for eliminating painful varicose or unwanted spider veins. It is a non-invasive, generally painless, quick outpatient medical treatment with incredibly high success rates — around 80 to 90%. How Sclerotherapy Works With this treatment, a foam or liquid sclerosant solution is injected into your varicose or spider veins, causing […]

Will Allergies Impact Sclerotherapy?

Are you considering sclerotherapy for your varicose or spider veins but are concerned about allergic reactions? Sclerotherapy is a non-invasive and safe method for treating and reducing the look of varicose and spider veins. However, as with any other medical treatment, there are potential side effects to consider, including the possibility of an allergic reaction […]

Medications During Sclerotherapy

Medications During Sclerotherapy Do you have painful varicose or unwanted spider veins but are unsure what’s causing them? At Central Florida Vein and Vascular Center, we can help. Varicose and spider veins occur when the valves in your veins become too weak to circulate all of the blood in your extremities back toward your heart, […]

What Is the Success Rate of Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are rope-like veins that can no longer recirculate blood, typically found in the legs. As blood movement ceases, the veins bulge and overflow as the new blood comes in and pools with the old. The result can cause itching, throbbing, swelling and leg heaviness. Laser treatment for varicose veins is becoming much more […]

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 […]

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