Treatment for Varicose Veins and Restless Leg Syndrome

Vein Specialists of Alaska provides experienced and compassionate state-of-the-art treatment and care for varicose veins and restless leg syndrome. Our offices are conveniently located in Juneau, Soldotna and Wasilla, Alaska. Call us toll-free at 855-907-8346 (VEIN) or use our contact form to schedule a consultation visit.

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!

A paradigm shift occurred when a physician had the bright idea of heating up a diseased vein to destroy it rather than major surgery to remove it. This laser heat technique and other developed ancillary techniques comprise modern vein medicine (sometimes referred to as “phlebology”). Unlike the out-dated stripping procedure, the modern vein procedures are minimally invasive and do not require hospitalization, risk of general anesthesia, or a long recovery period. See full article about advancements in modern vein medicine…

Strange, but True…

A 58-year-old male with the worst case of RLS and PLMD ever noted by Dr. Bell. PLMD (Periodic Limb Movement Disorder) is thought by some authorities to represent a continuum and more severe form of RLS. This patient had literal constant need to move his legs, and if he voluntarily chose not to, he would involuntarily muscle twitch his legs, sometimes in a violent manner, much worse in evening hours and overnight hours after work. His wife had put up with this for many years, still sleeping in the same bed, but not very happy about it, since her sleep was more and more impaired secondarily. His wife, by the way, was also instrumental in arranging his evaluation in the office. See full article and more “Strange but True” stories from the VSA files…

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