April 14, 2021 - Wednesday

North Palm Beach Edition

I Want a Dental Implant But I Will Be Leaving Soon For the Summer… What Can I Do?

Dental Implant

Many of our “snowbird” patients run into this dilemma during the late winter and early spring.  This particular question is one we are asked routinely with good cause.  Understanding the steps of dental implant therapy can help simplify the decision process when it comes to timing treatment around your schedule. The Process: Dental implants can be used in many different …

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HOW IS THE PANDEMIC AFFECTING MY BRAIN?

HOW IS THE PANDEMIC AFFECTING MY BRAIN

Our brains are designed to adapt. As humans, we are not stationary…we are ever changing, adjusting, evolving, learning and growing. But what if our brain doesn’t adjust? What if we get stuck and can’t adapt? Or what if our routine, norms, society, and emotions are changing too fast for our brain? A global pandemic by definition, is global. You are …

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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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CLINICAL TRIALS

CLINICAL TRIALS

No other field of medicine is changing as rapidly as oncology. Over the past decade, literally dozens of new medicines and new approaches for treating cancer have been developed, and this has resulted in many more people surviving cancer than ever before. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2020, there are over 15 million cancer survivors in the United …

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Social Distancing can Lead to Increased Feeling of Anxiety and Depression

COVID-19 Causing Stress?

During this time of social distancing and isolation to help slow the spread of COVID-19, your social media feed most likely looks a little different. Some friends may be enjoying time outdoors, baking, or playing with their kids. Others could be displaying a lot of stress over the situation. Knowing what to feel can be confusing. One thing is for …

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COVID-19 Fitness from Home

Blink Fitness Blink Fitness is hosting Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET. The fitness chain will host virtual workouts, give tips to stay motivated and answer fitness questions from the comments. Orangetheory Orangetheory is sharing a new 30-minute workout video each day, featuring some of its most popular coaches from around the world. According to the fitness center, …

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COVID-19 Resource Guide – UPDATED

Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 call center to answer questions you may have. Call 866-779-6121 or email covid-19@flhealth.gov. For more information on COVID-19, please visit  The Florida Department of Health Website at www.floridahealth.gov. COVID-19 TESTING IN PALM BEACH COUNTY Palm Beach County Testing Line: (561) 642-1000 Telephone registration and appointment scheduling for COVID-19 testing will begin …

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Why Biofeedback Can Help You Sleep Better than Medication

Why Biofeedback Can Help You Sleep Better than Medication

By Michael Cohen, Director and Chief of Neurotechnology In the wake of the recent worldwide health emergency, a scratchy wool blanket of anxiety has descender over America. An inevitable symptom of anxiety is disrupted sleep – something many of our clients come to us to help them fix. Nine million Americans turn to prescription and non-prescription sleep remedies regularly in …

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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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