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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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Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology As an audiologist, it is my job not only to diagnose a hearing problem, but to also determine what the biggest everyday struggles are that each patient has. Hearing loss is often very gradual and difficult for a patient to recognize when it starts. When it comes to hearing loss, …

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Senior Information Centers Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

By Linda Leatherbury Developing a comprehensive plan for financial preservation is essential to help seniors avoid costly mistakes and prevent financial devastation. Senior Information Centers, an umbrella network of licensed Florida professionals, provides comprehensive estate planning services that help seniors preserve and protect their assets. The company, with offices in Boca Raton, Sarasota and Ocala, serves seniors and their families …

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Tackling ADHD and Learning Disabilities without Medication

Tackling ADHD and Learning Disabilities without Medication

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Here’s a bold statement that might surprise you. Not every child who fidgets, has trouble paying attention or struggles in school has ADHD. In fact, 50 percent of children wearing this label also have a learning disability that might have been overlooked – something I see regularly in my practice. This incomplete diagnosis …

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Avoiding Back Surgery: The DRX 9000 Difference

Over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at one time or another in their lives. Unfortunately, spinal discomfort tends to become progressively worse and can become chronic if left untreated. Some of the most common reasons for backaches are trauma or sports-related injury, lifting heavy objects, improper spinal posture, poor sleeping posture, and motor vehicle accidents. The …

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Macular Hole

Macular Hole

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular hole is when a tear or opening forms in your macula. As the hole forms, things in your central vision will look blurry, wavy or distorted. As the hole grows, a dark or blind spot appears in your central vision. A macular hole does not affect your peripheral (side) vision. What Causes …

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Combating Medication Overuse Headaches

Combating Medication Overuse Headaches

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Medication overuse headache (MOH) is a very common manifestation of chronic headache patients. It is one of the unique instances where a once effective way of controlling an illness will actually perpetuate the illness further as the body adapts to a chemical intervention. This condition is unique to patients with chronic daily headache disorders and various …

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Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult – what can be done?

Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult-

Frequently patients come into our office complaining of difficulty chewing.  I am not referring to painful chewing, but difficulty due to missing teeth.  Unfortunately, patients often look at their teeth in a very different fashion than the rest of their body.  Many patients will have teeth removed without replacing them, with the thought that there are many more in the …

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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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Hair Transplant DOs and DON’Ts

Bumann Medical Hair Restoration

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician It is every patient’s goal is to have their hair restored in a way that is safe comfortable and, of course, undetectably natural. Thankfully, today, minimally invasive hair transplant techniques, the use of small grafts called follicular units and careful artistic design make this absolutely possible for patients. Here …

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PDO BODY THREADS

PDO BODY THREADS

One of the hottest trends in body smoothing and lifting are PDO Threads. PDO Threads have gained great popularity in Europe and Asia over the past decade and their use is now growing rapidly in the US with recent FDA approval. PDO (polydioxanone) is a safe biocompatible, biodegradable synthetic fiber that has been used in surgery for more than 40 …

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Cracking the Code on Lightheaded Dizziness

Cracking the Code on Lightheaded Dizziness

By Dr. Jonathan Chung When people say that they feel dizzy, most people, even healthcare providers usually think that you’re talking about the room spinning sensation of vertigo. However, there are thousands of people around the country describe themselves as having dizziness but don’t have the characteristic sensation of vertigo. Many patients may describe their dizziness as a rocking, swaying, …

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Do you want a transformation? One of the leading experts can help you reach your goals!

Do you want a transformation?

Words and phrases like I’m stuck, I’ve plateaued, stagnation, limitations, and I’m at my peek are what we’ve all use to describe various moments in our lives. Whether those moments are days, month’s or decades long, we often can fall into these deep pits with no ladder in sight, no rock’s to climb, and no man or woman with a …

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Palm Beach Welcomes New State of the Art Medical Practice

Palm Beach Welcomes New State of the Art Medical Practice

BY DESIGN, THE office of WellingtonMD feels more like a Manhattan spa or a ritzy skin care boutique than a doctors’ office. But the latter thing is true. Despite the sun shining through large bay windows onto pastel walls, blond-wood surfaces and a quartz countertop check-in desk (casually dressed receptionists with iPads offer you a water), WellingtonMD is a like …

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Knee Pain – Doesn’t Mean You Need Surgery – Alternative Therapy Approved by the FDA for Knee Arthritis Relief

Knee Pain

Do you have knee pain? Does it keep you from certain activities? Do you take medication for knee pain? Do you have knee pain after exercise? Do you have difficulty going up and downstairs? Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Have you tried everything to get rid of knee pain without success? If you have answered yes to any of …

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Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry in the Summer Month

Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable. Hearing aids are simple to care for. It’s important to clean your instruments every day, either before you put them in your ears every morning or …

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The Gummy Smile: Reducing The Excess Gum to Enhance Your Smile

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. One of the things we notice when meeting a person for the first time is their smile.  A smile does not just involve the teeth themselves, but also the gum tissues that act as the frame around the teeth.  If either the teeth or the gum tissue are out of proportion, unwanted attention …

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Retinal tear and retinal detachment

Retinal tear and retinal detachment

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of our eye. Light rays are focused onto the retina through our cornea, pupil and lens. The retina converts the light rays into impulses that travel through the optic nerve to our brain, where they are interpreted as the images we see. A healthy, …

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Is your Brain “Off Track”? If you’re off track – what do you do? Can neurofeedback help?

Can neurofeedback help

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Almost every day someone comes to me for help saying that they know something is wrong but can’t quite pinpoint the problem. My typical response: It sounds like your brain can’t quite get on track. Their typical response: That’s exactly what I’m talking about! Perhaps they (or their child) are experiencing anxiety, depression, …

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