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when vascular doctors in Orlando, as well as around the country, routinely would treat varicose veins with a now mostly outdated procedure called vein stripping and ligation.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 […]

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 […]

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