If you're like most potential Lasik patients, you've been wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses for many years and have probably grown tired of the hassle and expense of maintaining and wearing them. You may have even thought about getting Lasik surgery to correct your vision once and for all. Here's all the information you need to weigh the pros and cons of Lasik surgery vs. eyeglasses. There are many factors to consider when deciding whether to get Lasik surgery or stick with eyeglasses, including:
3 October 2022
More and more people are turning to the Internet or digital media for their healthcare these days. Things were already trending in this direction even before COVID-19 happened, but the pandemic made virtual doctor appointments and the digital distribution of information more important than ever. Today, healthcare podcasts are growing in popularity. Here's a quick primer on why healthcare podcasts are popular with health professionals and how it could benefit you as a potential patient to tune in to one or more podcasts in the near future.
31 August 2022
Breast cancer is a common type of cancer, especially in women. Like any form of cancer, it has different stages, and catching breast cancer at an early stage is paramount for treatment. If you would like to know more about breast cancer treatment, keep reading. Stage I Stage I is the earliest stage of breast cancer, and during this time, the cancer is still small. It is contained within the breast, but it may have spread to the nearest lymph node.
29 June 2022
Toe pain might be a passing problem due to wearing tight shoes or getting a cut, but when the pain lingers or comes and goes, it's time to see a podiatrist for help. You might have a medical condition, such as arthritis, a toe condition, such as a bunion, an injury, a nerve problem, or a number of other causes that need medical help. Here are some suggestions for dealing with toe pain.
29 June 2022
If your senior loved one is exhibiting signs of dementia, it may be time to get them checked out. Dementia symptoms typically present in the form of confusion and memory loss. However, dementia symptoms can be attributed to other medical conditions that may need attention. If you think your loved one may be suffering from memory loss, but you aren't sure it is dementia, it could be one of the following reasons.
25 May 2022
When you begin to notice a loss of hearing, your first thought may be that you need hearing aids. Though this can be the result of hearing loss, there are other factors that could be contributing to your hearing issues. Here are some of the issues you may be experiencing and how your audiologist can help. Wax Impaction Ear wax is something your ears generate on a normal basis. There are several benefits to the wax when it is being created and maintained.
26 April 2022
A binge eating disorder can be one of the most difficult disorders to treat. What many people do not realize is that eating disorders are not all about treating the symptoms, which is often weight gain or weight loss. Binge eating disorders require treatment from the inside out. If you are considering treatment for a binge eating disorder, you will find there are different levels of treatment available. These are the levels of care involved in getting help for binge eating disorders.
28 March 2022
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca is also known as dry eye syndrome. It can be caused by certain medications such as beta-blockers and antihistamines, allergies, autoimmune disorders, tear production disorders, and menopause. Dry eye syndrome is very common; however, it is essential that you make an ophthalmology appointment with your eye doctor to determine the underlying cause. Here are some common symptoms and effective treatments options for keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Symptoms Symptoms of keratoconjunctivitis sicca typically include burning sensations in the eyes, scratchiness, grittiness, and feeling like you have sand in your eyes.
24 February 2022
Patients who are experiencing vision loss due to cataracts shouldn't delay when it comes to scheduling their surgery. There are numerous problems patients could find themselves dealing with if they don't take care of cataracts promptly. The following are six problems you can avoid by scheduling cataract surgery right away. Cataracts get worse over time. If you have issues with cataracts, you have a degenerative condition. A degenerative condition will only get worse as time goes on if it is not corrected.
24 January 2022
As you age, your hearing can fade slowly over time. This can make it more difficult for you to recognize that you are experiencing hearing loss. If you were to wake up one morning and you were suddenly hearing everything less than the day before, the loss would be noticeable, and you would know to go in for a hearing test. However, when the loss is so gradual that you can't tell you are hearing differently, then the hearing loss can become substantial, and you may still not know there is an issue.
22 December 2021