April 14, 2021 - Wednesday

North Palm Beach Edition

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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Painful, Pluggy?

Bauman Medical

Debunking Hair Transplant Myths and Misconceptions Myths and misconceptions continue to make it harder for the more than 80 million U.S. men and women with hair loss to get the right kind of help – and this is especially true when it comes to hair transplants. Despite cutting-edge technological advancements, many patients still have an outdated picture in their minds …

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THE MONA LISA TOUCH EXPERIENCE

THE MONA LISA TOUCH EXPERIENCE

After more than 25 years as a practicing gynecologist I have spent many hours evaluating and treating women afflicted with vaginal dryness and pain during sex. While painful sex may occur at any age, it is more common after menopause when hormone levels plummet, causing changes in the vaginal tissues due to reduced blood flow and elasticity of the collagen. …

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Anxiety: The Silent Pandemic

The Silent Pandemic

Reducing anxiety without medications COVID-19 isn’t the only pandemic threatening the health and well-being of Americans. A survey spearheaded last year by the U.S. Census Bureau (the Household Pulse Survey) revealed that since the country’s lockdown, one-third of Americans were showing signs of clinical anxiety and depression (twice as many people as have had the virus). Before COVID-19, the rate …

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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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Laser Cataract Surgery: What you should know

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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HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

By Monique Barbour, M.D. We all know the importance of sun protection. We wear SPF and protective clothing, but what about our eyes? Many individuals are unaware of the issues UV light can cause concerning vision. UV RAYS EXPLAINED UV radiation has multiple levels; for example, UVC rays are the most harmful to the skin and eyes, but the ozone …

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Skin rejuvenation at multiple levels

Skin rejuvenation at multiple levels

Have you heard of HALO and Forever Young BBL treatments? These are two new technologies that are game changers for skin resurfacing and pigmentation. Having been in the non-surgical aesthetic space for 19 years, I am very pleased to have finally discovered 2 technologies that deliver results for very common skin problems we have tried to correct for years; fine …

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Reversing Gum Recession: Scalpel FREE, Suture FREE, Graft FREE

Reversing Gum Recession

Gum recession is very common among patients for a variety of reasons. Recession can occur due to genetics, past orthodontics (braces), tooth shifting, infrequent dental hygiene appointments, inflammation and aggressive tooth brushing (among others). Recession is the loss of the gum tissue that covers the root portion of the tooth. The gum tissue protects both the tooth itself, along with …

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