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Do I have Uveitis?

Do I have Uveitis

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera (white of the eye). The eye is shaped like a tennis ball, with three different layers of tissue surrounding the central …

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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

Canabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psycho activity of THC. The fact that CBD-rich cannabis is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, seizures, spasms, and other conditions without disconcerting feelings of lethargy or dysphoria. Scientific …

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN CANCER

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN CANCER

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, affecting an estimated one in five Americans over the course of their lives. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (most common type), squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma (most deadly/serious form of skin cancer). The majority of skin cancer is caused by exposure …

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Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: What You Need to Know

Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: What You Need to Know

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Laser therapy has been shedding light on hair loss since the 1990’s, but today, it’s a key weapon in the hair restoration physician’s arsenal. Providing energy to hair follicles, getting them to grow a thicker, healthier hair has gotten easier and more efficient with the advent of more powerful, …

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ALLERGY INDUCED ASTHMA

ALLERGY INDUCED ASTHMA

Do you have asthma? It’s a disorder that’s very common, with an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone suffering from this breathing problem. That’s 1 in 12 people, according to the Center For Disease Control. There are a few different categories of how asthma occurs, but many people have what is called ‘allergy induced asthma.” This means …

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Sun Safety: Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Most of us know that melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The reason we hear so much advice on wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and avoiding over sun exposure between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, is due to the sun’s harmful UV rays during the time when the sun is the highest in the sky. What is UV Radiation? …

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My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

Perhaps you’ve probably written it off as getting older or pain that everyone has. Perhaps you’ve asked your physician about it and, seeing normal looking legs without bulging varicose veins, he’s reassured you that it’s nothing. Perhaps you’ve even had an ultrasound of your legs, only to be told you “don’t have a blood clot.” These are all things we …

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Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Many individuals struggle with losing and sticking to a weight loss plan. With the sheer number of people discouraged with the scale and the stubborn areas of fat that don’t seem to budge, the disappointment from carrying around excess pounds can be overwhelming. Doctors notice the frustration is not only geared towards female patients, but men as well, and all …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

Brent Myers OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait until …

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The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

“5X Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield’s home is up for auction this Friday at 2:00pm.” How is that even possible I pondered? My heart was breaking as I stared at Huffington Posts online article that Wednesday afternoon. What could I do? How could I help my sports hero Evander Holyfield? At the time, I was the founder and CEO of Crown …

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What Is Bell’s Palsy?

What Is Bell's Palsy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Bell’s palsy is a nerve problem that affects the muscles of your face. It causes weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles on one side of your face. With Bell’s palsy, your eyelid may not close properly and your smile may seem uneven. Bell’s palsy usually affects adults only. It is more likely …

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How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture?

How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture

Many patients suffer with loose and non-retentive dentures. This movement can cause a number of issues ranging from difficulty chewing food to embarrassing speech (or even the accidental falling of the denture out of one’s mouth). Quick fixes often include using dental adhesive glue or having the dentist reline the denture to help try and improve stability. In many cases, …

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Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

It is interesting to watch technology as it continues to evolve. Many of my patients are up to date with what is trending in aesthetic technology. There is a new exciting technology that melts and tightens skin simultaneous without downtime. CoolSculpting® has been a good fat reduction treatment for many of my patients. It is a way to non-invasively destroy …

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Captioning Telephones Free for Individuals with Hearing Difficulties

Captioning Telephones

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Captioning telephones work like a standard phone for the user but connect to the internet to gather captions of words spoken by the individual on the other end of the line. The captions are displayed on the base of the phone near the receiver. The service is paid for …

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WHY AM I SO STRESSED???

It’s a beautiful South Florida day outside, the birds are chirping, the kids are finally off to school, everyone is healthy and happy, and life is good…. right? Wrong! Why do I have this anxious, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom feeling? There is no reason for it, so I must be losing it? Wrong again. I have anxiety. It’s common …

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Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100)

Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100)

What is SRT? Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100) is a non-invasive, FDA-approved treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) virtually anywhere on the body. What is SRT used for? SRT100 is a great treatment option for patients with basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma who are not ideal candidates for surgery. SRT may be considered …

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Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone is produced primarily by specialized cells of the testicles known as Leydig cells and is controlled by the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis. Along with sex drive, testosterone controls a variety of factors that often go overlooked by the majority of individuals and their physicians. In men, testosterone regulates several functions many which of include weight management, bone density, fat distribution, red …

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Is PRP the Answer to Your Hair Loss?

Is PRP the Answer to your hair loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Over the past few years, interest in PRP, or platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair regrowth has exploded as more physicians and patients become familiar with the cutting-edge treatment, which has proven itself as a viable way to stimulate scalp follicles to improve, enhance and regrow hair. In addition to …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Health Centers: New Locations to Serve You

Patients with seizures, cancer, chronic pain, and anxiety, just to name a few, are reporting incredible healing through Medical marijuana (MM). When they’ve finally had enough of western medicine, and it’s ability to ONLY treat their “symptoms” and not their disorder, that’s when patients are grasping onto alternative treatment options. For those that have found help through MM, their words …

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The Elderly and Their Safety – Prevent Falls and Fatalities

The Elderly and Their Safety—

If you’ve ever received the harrowing phone call from a friend or relative, “Your mom is in the hospital; she fell down the stairs” or, “your dad tripped over the curb and hit his head on the pavement,” then you are aware of the dangers seniors face every day living on their own. Did you know that adults over 65 …

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