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 […]

6 Facts to Know About Varicose Veins

6 Facts to Know About Varicose Veins As one of the top varicose and spider vein treatment practices in Orlando, Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center wants you to understand what’s important when it comes to vein health. To that end, the following is a list of six facts to know about varicose veins and […]

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 […]

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