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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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Alone It’s Just a Hearing Aid

Alone It’s Just a Hearing Aid

By: Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Contributions by: Linda Logan, M.A. As an audiologist, I see many patients who have been to other clinics in the area and their hearing aids are not fitting properly or are not adjusted correctly to meet their listening needs. When it comes to hearing aids, it’s not about the …

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EMSCULPT: Novel technology for the New Year! (to help reshape a New You!)

EMSCULPT:

by Dr. Robin Sykes At the Jupiter Plastic Surgery Center, we are constantly reviewing new and emerging technology, so that we can bring the best to our patients. Many people would prefer nonsurgical options, and we have always kept this in mind. Dr. Sykes feels that, because she is a plastic surgeon , she can often offer her patients advice …

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The Y-Lift

Do I have Uveitis?

The aging process is unique to every person. Some people age gracefully as the saying goes, and others simply age. Whichever way that may look for an individual, it is important to realize the many factors that contribute to the aging process. Usually the first signs of aging appear on our skin and face. This can be due to environmental …

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REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

REJUVAnation™

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy REJUVAnation Medical Center is a leader and pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine and a R3 Stem cell clinic, a national leader in stem cell therapy. Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell therapy has been used hundreds of thousands of times worldwide for regeneration and repair of body tissue. Stem cell …

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A NEW CATARACT SURGERY FOR THOSE WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION

NEW CATARACT SURGERY

By David A. Goldman, M.D. CentraSight is the first treatment program to use a tiny telescope that is implanted inside the eye … Smaller than a pea, the telescope implant uses micro-optical technology to magnify objects that would normally be seen in one’s ‘straight ahead’ vision.” Imagine the heartbreak for someone who gradually loses the ability to see her grandchildren, …

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All You Need is Love

Love is All You Nedd

In 1967 the Beatles released a song titled “All We Need Is Love” which sat atop Billboard’s charts for eleven consecutive weeks. Their manager at the time stated, “… they really wanted to give the world a message… it is a clear message saying that love is everything.” In fact, the simple chorus repeats the words: “all you need is …

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New Year, New You: #2019HAIRTRANSPLANTGOALS

New Year, New You: #2019HAIRTRANSPLANTGOALS

Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Hairline receding? Seeing more scalp shining through? Lost your self-confidence when you look in the mirror? Looking for a way to feel and look more youthful and attractive? If you answered ‘yes’ then you are likely one of the nearly 80 million Americans having to deal with aging hair and hair loss. As a progressive …

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Bio-Electric DDS: A Total Health Balancer with Remarkable Results

Bio-Electric DDS: A Total Health Balancer with Remarkable Results

Would you like to look better, feel younger, recover faster, alleviate chronic pain, have less fatigue, regulate your immune system, and increase your bodies Qi (energy flow)? There is a relatively new procedure that is a combination of pain relief, needle-free acupuncture, massage, lymphatic drainage, PH balance, and anti-aging benefits. This FDA approved Device was introduced in Southeast Asia but …

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New Mapping Technology Pinpoints Brain Deficits

New Mapping Technology Pinpoints Brain Deficits

New technology helps identify where the brain isn’t functioning well By Michael Cohen, Director and Chief of Neurotechnology Fifty years ago when neurofeedback was in its infancy, brain mapping did not exist. Serious practitioners got pretty good at identifying what areas were playing a role in conditions such as ADHD, sleep, anxiety and learning challenges. However, when EEG brain mapping …

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Get a New Lease on Hearing With AGX Secure!

Get a New Lease on Hearing With AGX Secure!

Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D, FAAA Did you know? Most hearing loss can be managed, but according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, only 30 percent of Americans 70 and older who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them. The rate drops to just 16 percent among those 20 to 69. At Audiology & Hearing Aids …

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How Breakthrough Technology Is Solving Most Back Pain – One Herniated Disc At A Time…

How Breakthrough Technology Is Solving Most Back Pain – One Herniated Disc At A Time…

Technology has drastically changed the world. You have to admit – nothing has had a greater impact on how you live each and every day of your life. For example…. Think back only 22 years with me. The year is 1996. I don’t know about you…but… I didn’t even know what the Internet was then, but back then I had …

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As I Age My Teeth Are Looking Longer – How Can I Stop This?

As I Age My Teeth Are Looking Longer – How Can I Stop This?

There are a great number of reasons why teeth can look longer as we age. One reason is the loss of supporting gum and bone around the teeth which exposed more tooth structure. Gum and bone loss can happen at a slow continuous rate or occur very quickly. The cause of this loss is often due to gum recession. What …

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A Life without Anxiety? A Life without Panic Attacks?

A Life without Anxiety? A Life without Panic Attacks?

Today’s Biofeedback Makes It Possible without Medication By Michael Cohen, Director and Chief of Neurotechnology Center for Brain Training Anxiety…panic attacks… They can make life miserable. They can put a damper on enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Either one on its own is debilitating. Together they’re a double whammy. Medications don’t always work. People are often at the end …

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Medicare changes for 2019

Medicare 2019 Changes Overview: The return of Medicare OEP (open enrollment period) January 1 – March 31. Beneficiaries are able to make a one-time change to another Medicare Advantage plan that would be more suitable for them! The standard Part B Premium is $135.50/month A new high-income bracket will apply to enrollees with income above $500,000. The Part B deductible …

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What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. CBD is non-psychoactive which means that it will not get the user high. Because …

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What is Macular Degeneration?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details …

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An Alternative to Pain Medications

An Alternative to Pain Medications

Chronic pain affects many people in the United States. It’s diagnosed when a person has experienced pain for at least three months or longer. Many individuals suffer for your years in silence before they seek medical help, but unfortunately, the standard of care for chronic pain is to mask it with drugs or injections. With the epidemic of people becoming …

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Pterygia and South Florida

By David A. Goldman MD Apterygium is a fibrovascular growth that typically starts from the conjunctiva (skin of the eyeball) on the nasal side and grows onto the cornea. These are almost always the result of longtime sun exposure; thus, they are very common here in southern Florida. During my residency in Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, there was literally …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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