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Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

By David A. Goldman MD – Throughout my career I have seen patients come to me for second opinions, and I have also had patients ask me if I would ‘mind’ if they saw another specialist for a second opinion. For the patient, seeking a second opinion is a difficult thing to do. To begin, he or she may not …

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Patients with RLS May Actually Have an Undiagnosed Circulation Condition

Patients with RLS May Actually Have an Undiagnosed Circulation Condition

Restless Leg Syndrome, also called RLS, is the irresistible urge to move the legs, usually accompanied by an uncomfortable sensation in the legs. Patients usually have symptoms in the evening and nighttime, interfering with their ability to rest and sleep. It has historically been treated with medications that require daily dosing. There is no definitive test for RLS; patients have …

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What is Blu Light (PDT)?

What is Blu Light (PDT)?

What is PDT? Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a medical treatment for actinic keratoses (pre-cancers) and sun-damaged skin. Photodynamic therapy combines the use of a topical photosensitizing agent which is applied to the skin and a light source which activates the medicine to kill the abnormal cells. PDT is also referred to as blu light therapy.   What is PDT used …

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YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

It’s hard to imagine sometimes, that children or young adults can suffer from anxiety. What do they have to be worried about? Without careers, bills, mortgages, and financial or family responsibilities, their lives are simple and easy. The truth is that anxiety is a pattern of neuron firing in the brain that can be present from birth. Brain neural patterns …

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Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

As we age we thrive to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve our quality of life. “Healthy aging” is a very accurate term for what we are aiming for. So how can we achieve “healthy longevity”? It is exciting to report that now there actually is a cutting-edge treatment that has become a very promising tool in our fight against …

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Unhealthy Hair & Scalp? Try a Scalp Makeover!

Unhealthy Hair & Scalp?

By Dr Alan J Bauman MD ABHRS Itchy, flaky dandruff? Oily, limp hair? Hair thinning, shedding or breakage? Frizzy, dull or flyaway hair? Burning or irritated scalp from color or perms? These symptoms and other scalp conditions you can see and feel might be signs that your scalp and hair are not as healthy as they should be. If a …

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Self-Treating for Hearing Loss: More Harm Than Good

Self-Treating for Hearing Loss: More Harm Than Good

By Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology If you’re just starting your better-hearing journey, you’ve probably turned to the Internet for help, guidance, and advice. What you found was most likely the ever-increasing amount of information about “cheaper,” “quicker” hearing solutions like personal sound-amplification products (PSAPs) and over-the-counter hearing devices (OTCs). But what are you really getting …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn bulges, dreaded cellulite, and loose skin can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out and eating right often fall short in our stubborn …

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Seven Reasons Why The DRX9000™ Is the Ultimate Non-Surgical & Painless Solution for Herniated and Bulging Discs, Sciatica, Leg Pain, Back Pain And More…

even Reasons Why The DRX9000™

Just about every patient that comes in for treatment on the DRX9000™ has tried many treatments before coming to us. I’m sure you’ve tried numerous things to relieve your pain, too. And when I discuss a new patient’s case, we always go over what they’ve tried and the result they got from those treatments. Obviously, all the other treatments didn’t …

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Ringing in the Ears is a Pain in the Neck

Ringing in the Ears is a Pain in the Neck

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Tinnitus is a problem where patients perceive sounds in the absence of sound stimuli. It afflicts between 10-15% of adults, but can be a severe hindrance in about 2% of the population. While tinnitus is classically thought of as a ringing sensation in the ears, there’s a wide variance to what patients perceive. Some describe it …

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SINUSITIS

SINUSITIS

SINUSITIS occurs when the hollow cavities around the eyes, nose, and cheek bones become inflamed. When they are inflamed, they produce mucous. They make you feel “stuffed up”. The swelling and inflammation increases mucous production creating an ideal environment for bacteria to exist – leading to infection…Sinusitis. 30 million Americans are affected by sinusitis at any given time according to …

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Do you have an upcoming Surgery?

Do you have an upcoming Surgery?

What you need to know about aftercare After any surgical procedure takes place, it’s imperative to have someone with you initially, but many people don’t understand how important it is to have a person caring for them even days and sometimes weeks after surgery. Very often, most individuals don’t realize that their surgical procedure has left them without energy, prescribed …

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Is Hypnosis Right for You?

Is Hypnosis Right for You?

There seems to be a very skewed idea of what hypnosis is, and a distinct misperception of what hypnosis is not. All too often we hear phrases like “put me under”, where they are in an unconscious state and have no control. For many, the uncertainty of what to expect, combined with the myths surrounding hypnosis, brings up feelings of …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

Brent Myers Spring ushers in a new season. It signals the end of “winter” and the beginning of something new. Spring brings new flowers, warmer temperatures, greener grass, and another baseball season. Spring also brings another ritual for many people: cleaning. Yep – good ol’ fashioned spring cleaning. “Out with the old and in with the new.” Perhaps this annual …

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What Is a Macular Pucker?

What Is a Macular Pucker

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – A macular pucker (also called an epiretinal membrane) is a layer of scar tissue that grows on the surface of the retina, particularly the macula, which is the part of your eye responsible for detailed, central vision. The macula is the small area at the center of the eye’s retina that allows …

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Laser Cataract Surgery: What you should know

Laser Cataract Surgery

By David A. Goldman MD – With every year, advances are made in ophthalmic surgery. While some are relatively insignificant, others can change the entire way we think about surgery. With cataract surgery, the latest development is the use of femtosecond laser to assist with the surgery. While this is a very exciting development for the field, the exact details …

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Let’s be Honest, How Many of you are Not Succeeding with your “Get Fit” New Year’s Resolutions?

Let's be Honest, How Many of you are Not Succeeding with your “Get Fit” New Year’s Resolutions?

The statistics show that only 8% of people actually achieve their resolution goals. Why is it that after a certain, ahem, age, we can’t seem to lose the weight or maintain the weight loss that we may have had in the past? The answer is simple, yet very frustrating. As we age, both men and women will start to experience …

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Saving My Dental Implants

Saving My Dental Implants

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – A common misconception is that dental implants are a guaranteed, permanent solution to replacing missing teeth.  Many patients think of an implant as a new “part” that will last indefinitely.  Dental implants do have a fantastic track record and most definitely have the possibility of lasting a lifetime.  It is also important …

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Finding the “Sweet Spot” for Healing

Finding the “Sweet Spot” for Healing

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Healing physical and emotional issues can be quite complex. Sometimes there’s a medical fix, but often it’s a struggle to find answers. You search the internet. You talk to friends and family. You see a variety of doctors, maybe a therapist or two. You take supplements. You try yoga. The fact is that healing …

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RejuvaWAVETM is a Revolutionary New Treatment that cures Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

RejuvaWAVETM is a Revolutionary New Treatment that cures Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Why medicate when you can cure? Introducing the only Erectile Dysfunction Treatment that cures ED, RejuvaWavetm is revolutionary, non-invasive and heals the underlying causes of ED. RejuvaWavetm uses FDA-cleared, scientifically proven non-invasive technology that uses Acoustic Pressure Waves to stimulate cellular metabolism, enhance blood circulation and stimulate tissue regeneration creating new blood vessels in treated areas. Traditional treatments for ED, …

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