November 24, 2020 - Tuesday

North Palm Beach Edition

Having Trouble Getting in & out of the Bath?

TubcuT® has the Answers Whether from injury or aging, getting in and out of a bathtub can be challenging. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on a bathroom renovation, you can easily convert your tub into a walk-in shower with the TubcuT® Company. The TubcuT® is the original tub to shower conversion, and it helps to improve accessibility, reduce accidents, …

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What Is Graves’ Disease?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that leads to over activity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). The gland produces hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism (the process by which the body transforms food into energy). When Graves’ disease affects the eyes, the condition is known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) or thyroid eye …

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A NEW CATARACT SURGERY FOR THOSE WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION

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

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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Healthy Resolutions That Can Boost Your Hair’s Health

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D., ABHRS Genetics play a key role in many hair loss cases, but it’s important to realize there may be other contributing factors as well. In fact, there are a host of epigenetic (non-genetic) and other issues that can be contributing to your hair loss, such as illness, medications, stress, styling regimens and other habits that …

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What you need to know about a New alternative to Old Fashioned Liposuction

Smoother thighs, a flatter stomach, smaller arms; have you ever thought about getting liposuction, but don’t want to undergo the procedure due to fear, and the risks of surgery? What if we told you there was a better way! A safe and effective way to finally get those results. Smart Liposuction There is a non-surgical, in-office procedure that requires no …

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What Is A Clinical Trial and Why Are They Important?

Clinical trials are the building blocks upon which all new medications owe their existence. Without a clinical trial performed using a new medication, it would be impossible to know if the medication worked, much less what, if any, side effects it had. Literally no new treatments for any existing condition could be developed unless subjected to the rigorous testing performed …

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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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Teeth the Same Day: Yes This Treatment is a Possibility

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – One of the most amazing possibilities dentistry can offer is providing a patient new teeth the same day.  Magical transformations can help replace a single missing front tooth or whole mouth of teeth.  These therapies are well researched and have a great deal of success in certain circumstances. How Does It Work: …

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