Treating Varicose Veins: The Earlier, the Better

Treating Varicose Veins: The Earlier, the Better It’s a well-known fact that putting off something is rarely the best course of action. With venous insufficiency and varicose veins, it certainly is a bad idea to put off treatment, according to vascular physician in Orlando, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, founder of the Central Florida Vein […]

The Importance of a Dedicated Venous Center

The Importance of a Dedicated Venous Center You wouldn’t go to a podiatrist for a root canal. You wouldn’t go to a dermatologist for a migraine. Then you shouldn’t go just anywhere for vein treatment and vascular surgery. If you suffer from venous insufficiency or some other venous dysfunction, your best bet is to put […]

The Future of Vascular Disease Treatments

The Future of Vascular Disease Treatments While more and more people are familiar with arteriosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries, it’s a sad fact that not nearly as many people are familiar with other vein-related conditions, such as venous disease and venous insufficiency. Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, which is home to […]

All Varicose Vein Treatments Are Not Created Equal

All Varicose Vein Treatments Are Not Created Equal There are several treatments, and even more variations of those treatments, for varicose veins. In this post, we will take a look at a few of these treatment options and talk about when each may be best. Of course, if you are suffering from venous insufficiency and […]

Factors that Actually Can Increase Your Risk for Varicose Veins

Factors that Actually Can Increase Your Risk for Varicose Veins Not everyone gets varicose veins, and, in case you don’t know, varicose veins are swollen veins that lie just under your skin. A significant percentage of the population does suffer from this medical condition. But what are the factors that can increase your risk for […]

Varicose and Spider Veins: Know the Basics

Varicose and Spider Veins: Know the Basics If you have superficial or varicose veins, you’re not alone: more than 80 million Americans suffer along with you. But do you know the difference between superficial (spider) veins and varicose veins? Can you identify the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for superficial and varicose veins? At Central […]

3 Things to Check When Choosing Your Vein Specialist

3 Things to Check When Choosing Your Vein Specialist Undergoing varicose vein treatment, while simpler than ever before, is a serious matter and may come with a serious price. Because of these reasons, it is vitally important that you choose the right medical professional and vascular doctor in Orlando to perform any procedures. As such, […]

DVT: The Hidden Danger of Varicose Veins

DVT: The Hidden Danger of Varicose Veins Did you know that varicose veins could be a sign of a very serious health risk? While varicose veins already have their own inherent risks if left untreated, they also could be a harbinger of life-threatening blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). At Central Florida Vein & […]

Varicose Vein Treatment Choices Hinge on Severity

Varicose Vein Treatment Choices Hinge on Severity When it comes to spider (superficial) veins and varicose veins, there are many different treatment options. Dr. Horowitz, a premier vascular doctor in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, wants to make sure you understand the treatment options, and in which circumstances for which each is […]

What Is Venous Insufficiency and What Causes It?

What Is Venous Insufficiency and What Causes It? What is venous insufficiency and what causes it? Rather than relying on random web searches, out-of-date resources, or word of mouth, it’s best to go straight to a medical professional to get the facts on a particular medical condition. When it comes to venous insufficiency, that resident […]

8 Things You Should Know About Varicose Veins

8 Things You Should Know About Varicose Veins People have a lot of misconceptions about varicose and superficial (spider) veins, and there are a lot of facts that people do not know about these conditions. Vascular physician in Orlando, Dr. John D. Horowitz, founder of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, a clinic for varicose […]

How Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy Helps Venous Disorders

How Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy Helps Venous Disorders Have you heard of ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy? It’s one of the most effective medical treatments employed for varicose and superficial (spider) veins by vascular physician in Orlando, Dr. Horowitz, and the staff at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, home to Orlando’s top vein specialists. The Evolution of a […]

8 Things You Should Know About Varicose Veins

8 Things You Should Know About Varicose Veins People have a lot of misconceptions about varicose and superficial (spider) veins, and there are a lot of facts people do not know about these conditions. Dr. John D. Horowitz, a leading vascular doctor in Orlando and founder of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, dispels some […]

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Therapy Requires Surgery, General Anesthesia, and Prolonged Recovery

Misperception Blog Series: Vein Therapy Requires Surgery, General Anesthesia, and Prolonged Recovery Painful surgeries and long recovery periods. These are just two of the many misconceptions that patients have about vein therapy. At Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, the top varicose vein treatment in Orlando provider, you’ll find that today’s treatments for varicose veins […]

Venous Misperception: Venous Disorders Are of Little Clinical Significance

Do you think venous disorders don’t really matter at all? If so, you’re not alone in thinking that as many people think that varicose and spider veins are more of a cosmetic issue. But the truth is, chronic venous disease and chronic venous insufficiency, which is the failure of the veins to adequately circulate the […]

Concerns with Treating Venous Disease Using VenaSeal

Concerns with Treating Venous Disease Using VenaSeal There’s a new treatment for varicose veins that has the medical world abuzz. But that doesn’t mean it’s right for you, says varicose vein doctor in Orlando, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, founder and head of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, Orlando’s number one place for vascular […]

Chronic Venous Disease During Pregnancy

Chronic Venous Disease During Pregnancy Does pregnancy cause varicose veins? That’s actually a tricky question, say the vein specialists in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, the Orlando area’s top vein surgery specialists. Pregnant women are already at a higher risk for developing pregnancy-related conditions or exacerbating existing conditions that previously were under […]

Venous Insufficiency and Medical Insurance

Venous Insufficiency and Medical Insurance Many people who suffer from venous insufficiency, failure of the veins to adequately circulate the blood, especially in the lower extremities, are discouraged from seeking treatment because they have been told in the past that vein treatment is very costly and not something that medical insurance companies cover. There are […]

Venous Misperception: No Special Training Is Required to Treat Chronic Venous Disease

Venous Misperception: No Special Training Is Required to Treat Chronic Venous Disease We’ve all seen the horror stories of people seeking medical treatment from unqualified practitioners, so there’s no need to detail all the bad that can happen when conditions are wrongly diagnosed and inappropriate treatments are implemented. So, then, why do some people think […]

Why Varicose Veins Are a Medical Condition

Why Varicose Veins Are a Medical Condition Some people erroneously assume that varicose and superficial veins are not related to a medical condition, but rather a physical and cosmetic condition that happens over time, like beauty marks or gray hair. But, they couldn’t be more wrong, according to Orlando varicose vein doctor, Dr. Horowitz at […]

Varicose Veins and Athletes – The Surprising Facts

Varicose Veins and Athletes – The Surprising Facts Did you know that even if you are healthy and exercise regularly, you still can develop varicose veins? You might even think that because you’re in good shape, there’s no way you could have such a problem. But the reality is that even athletes can develop varicose […]

Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Spider Veins as You Age

Spider veins are tiny, dilated vessels that develop just below the skin’s surface. Like varicose veins, spider veins can occur throughout a woman’s adult life but become more common as she ages. Unfortunately, spider veins are not completely preventable, but there are steps that you can take every day to help slow the process and […]

Consejos para reducir el riesgo de arañas vasculares a su edad

Las arañas vasculares son pequeños, dilatados vasos sanguíneos que se desarrollan bajo la superficie de la piel y al igual que las venas várices, las arañas vasculares pueden ocurrir en la mujer en cualquier momento de su edad adulta y tienden a ser más comunes a medida que pasan los años. Desafortunadamente, las arañas vasculares […]

Consejos para promover la salud de las venas

Las venas várices o varicosas son mucho más que una preocupación de tipo estético, son un síntoma de pobre circulación en sus piernas. Las venas varicosas se forman cuando fallan las paredes que previenen que la sangre fluya en sentido contrario, permitiendo que se acumule, creando un bulto y haciéndose visibles a través de la […]

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