The Treatments Available for Venous Reflux Disease

Are you dealing with swollen, aching legs because of varicose veins? Don’t worry—you’re not alone. Varicose veins, a result of venous reflux disease, are an incredibly common condition with 25 million people suffering from venous reflux disease in the US. You don’t have to look far to find someone who shares your experiences. You also […]

Learn About the Advantage of In-Office Venous Treatments

The pain and visibility of varicose veins can be a nuisance to deal with. When you’re in poor venous health, the natural solution is to seek out medical help. That medical help could require a surgical procedure, which may make you think of a frustrating, stressful setting. Don’t worry—venous treatments have become easier and minimally […]

How to Get the Right Results for Your Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are tricky. You may be aware of how they look and feel: bulging, rope-like veins that often come packaged with heavy, painful legs. However, there is more to varicose veins than what meets the eye. The vein specialists of Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center specialize in vein care and suggest […]

How to Tell The Difference Between Spider Veins & Varicose Veins

Varicose veins aren’t the only type of venous insufficiency capable of making some individuals self-conscious about their legs. A similar condition, spider veins, also creates spindly, dark lines across the skin that can make someone want to reach for a pair of jeans instead of shorts on a hot day. While both of these venous […]

Don’t Let Varicose Veins Affect Your Summer Wardrobe

It’s that time of year in Central Florida where everyone is opting for clothes that are much cooler than bulky heavy jeans and sweaters. For those individuals with varicose veins, however, cool clothes may not be the ideal option. Varicose veins are darkly colored and bulge from underneath the skin, and they may make someone […]

Keep Your Veins Healthy During the Summer

Heat wreaks havoc on varicose veins, and stepping outside on a summer day can cause flare-ups of already painful symptoms. Unfortunately, high temperatures are nearly impossible to avoid parts of the year in Central Florida. The heat index continues to climb as we quickly approach the heart of summer. Two minutes outside in July and […]

Compression Therapy & Controlling Varicose Vein Symptoms

Compression Therapy & Controlling Varicose Vein Symptoms Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic issue. They come packaged with a number of frustrating symptoms: itching, swelling, and cramping, to name a few. If you’re struggling with varicose veins, it’s ideal to visit the best vein specialist in Orlando, Dr. John Horowitz, at Central Florida Vein & […]

More Awareness of Varicose Veins is Needed

More Awareness of Varicose Veins is Needed There are many misconceptions regarding varicose veins, superficial (spider) veins, and chronic venous insufficiency. Even within the medical community, there are widely held fallacies and misinformation on the topic of vein care. That’s why if you or someone you care about is suffering from varicose veins or another […]

Interesting Varicose Vein Trivia

Okay, so we all know that “Varicose Veins” is not likely to be a category on the next episode of Jeopardy. But there are many interesting factoids and myths regarding the topic that even if you think you know it all when it comes to varicose veins, there is always something new to learn. Here, […]

Heavy & Aching Legs Could Indicate Leaking Veins

Do your legs bother you to the point that you have trouble sleeping at night? If your legs feel sore and heavy and make it difficult for you to get a good night’s sleep, then your symptoms may be caused by varicose veins. This is even more likely if you notice swelling in your legs […]

The Myths of Home Remedies for Varicose Veins

Having varicose veins is getting even more dangerous. Lately, there are many myths and fallacies concerning home remedies for varicose veins, and the vein experts at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, your resource for varicose vein and spider vein treatment in the Orlando area, want you to be aware of the risks that such […]

5 Effective Ways to Treat Your Varicose Veins

5 Effective Ways to Treat Your Varicose Veins Do you suffer from varicose veins? Varicose veins are caused by veins that are just below the surface of the skin, and often in the legs, become swollen because of a pooling of blood. These varicose veins often appear enlarged or swollen, blue, or purple, and twisted […]

Treating Varicose Veins: Laser Heat or Radiofrequency?

Treating Varicose Veins: Laser Heat or Radiofrequency? There was a time when vascular doctors in Orlando, as well as around the country, routinely would treat varicose veins with a now mostly outdated procedure called vein stripping and ligation. There are rare cases in which this procedure still is preferred, though. In this particular type of […]

More Men Are Opting for Varicose Vein Treatments

More Men Are Opting for Varicose Vein Treatments More and more men everywhere are seeking treatment for varicose veins; medical experts say that around 56 percent of men have this venous condition. It seems that men don’t want to look like their aging parents and grandparents, as far as their legs are concerned. Well, at […]

What Solutions Are There to Treat Your Varicose Veins?

What Solutions Are There to Treat Your Varicose Veins? If you have varicose veins, you’ll want to get them treated by one of the best vascular surgeons in Orlando, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS. Dr. Horowitz is the founder and director of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with the […]

Venous Insufficiency May Indicate a More Serious Problem

Venous Insufficiency May Indicate a More Serious Problem It’s not that uncommon to ignore leg pain and varicose veins, but that decision actually could be a huge mistake that you will greatly regret. Instead, it makes sense to get it checked out by one of the best vascular doctors in Orlando as chronic venous insufficiency, […]

Let’s Get Your Legs Ready for Beach Season

Let’s Get Your Legs Ready for Beach Season With warmer weather approaching, you may be itching to put on that cute pair of shorts or brand new short skirt. You’ve grown tired of the winter doldrums, and you’ve even lost a few of those nagging extra pounds so that your legs will be ready for […]

Why Aging Increases Your Risk of Venous Disease

Why Aging Increases Your Risk of Venous Disease Contrary to popular belief, varicose veins can occur in people of all ages, not just seniors. As you age, your veins, like your skin, can lose some of their inherent elasticity, which can cause them to stretch. When this stretching occurs, the valves in the veins may […]

Recovery Time & Varicose Veins: Get Back to Living Life Immediately

Recovery Time & Varicose Veins: Get Back to Living Life Immediately Too many people put off or indefinitely forego treating their varicose veins because they are worried about the amount of time they’ll be in recovery from the procedure performed. This is quite a shame because treatment procedures performed at Central Florida Vein & Vascular […]

Misperception Blog Series: Varicose Veins are the Only Treatable Manifestation of Venous Insufficiency

Misperception Blog Series: Varicose Veins are the Only Treatable Manifestation of Venous Insufficiency In this installment of the Misperception Blog Series, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, addresses the fallacy that varicose veins are the only treatable manifestation of venous insufficiency. The condition, also known as chronic venous insufficiency or chronic venous stasis, occurs when there […]

5 Ways to Effectively Manage Varicose Veins

5 Ways to Effectively Manage Varicose Veins As one of the top vascular doctors in Orlando, one thing that people look to John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, for is ways to effectively manage varicose veins. Dr. Horowitz, founder and head of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, says that venous insufficiency, or varicose vein disease, […]

The Ins & Outs of Venous Treatments

The Ins & Outs of Venous Treatments Whether you’re looking for varicose vein treatment or spider vein treatment in the Orlando  area, it’s important to know the ins and outs of the various venous treatments. The vein experts at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center explain the pros and cons of the different treatment options […]

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Therapy Is for Older Patients Only

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Therapy Is for Older Patients Only Did you know that people of any age can suffer from venous insufficiency and varicose veins? If you didn’t, you’re not alone; there is a widespread misperception that vein therapy is for young patients only. Thankfully, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS – one of the […]

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Care is Not Covered by Insurance

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Care is Not Covered by Insurance Many people erroneously believe that venous insufficiency, the cause of varicose veins, is not covered by medical insurance. The reality is that vein care is indeed covered by medical insurance, and that is a good thing, because venous insufficiency is an important condition to treat […]

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