August 4, 2020 - Tuesday

North Palm Beach Edition

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease, occurs when blood vessels in the retina change. Sometimes these vessels swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In other cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina. The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue that …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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The Cornea

Although people may have heard the word ‘cornea’ in reference to the eye, many are unaware of what is really refers to. While diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration affect the back of the eye, the cornea is in the front of the eye. In fact, the cornea is the most anterior structure of the eye. It is the …

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It’s Hot Everywhere in July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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All the Rage with Celebrities, The Vampire Facelift and Facial Can Give You Your Youthful Appearance Back

Vampire Facelift

As we age skin can become dull, lose elasticity and droop. There are of course surgical options and hyaluronic acid fillers, but the procedures that are topping everyone’s wish list are the Vampire facelift and the vampire facial. Naturally found in your blood, platelets are a rich source of proteins called growth factors, which promote healing and regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma …

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PLANNING FOR THE INHERITANCE OF A DISABlED CHllD

PLANNING FOR THE INHERITANCE OF A DISABlED CHllD

How can you plan for the inheritance of a disabled child in order to preserve their ability to receive government benefits? Do you have a disabled child who will be inheriting from your estate? Does this disabled child receive government benefits? Many families are not aware that once a disabled child (minor or adult), who is receiving government benefits, receives …

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Bauman Medical’s “COVID-Protected” Hair Transplant Facility Now Offering Limited In-Person Treatments, Continues Virtual and At-Home Services

Bauman Medical

Hair loss doesn’t happen overnight, even though sometimes it might feel like that. And unfortunately, hair regrowth doesn’t happen overnight, either. It takes a patient and strategic approach to achieve optimal results. Our team at Bauman Medical is taking this same approach, as we begin seeing patients again. While we’d love to simply hit “restart” and open the doors – …

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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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FaceTite WHAT IS FACETITE?

FaceTite provides dramatic improvement in skin laxity on the face and neck, which was previously only attainable through a surgical procedure such as a facelift. FaceTite utilizes minimally invasive radio-frequency energy to melt fat and tighten skin. BENEFITS . Non-excisional . No scars . Superior body contouring . Significant body tightening results (up to 40% skin contraction observed in clinical …

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Telehealth Is Helping Protect Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Crisis

Telehealth Is Helping Protect Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Crisis

In March, 2020, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) launched telehealth services across all FCS sites statewide, allowing patients continued and convenient access to care, while mitigating the impact and spread of COVID-19. Since the implementation of telehealth, thousands of patients have taken advantage of the service and have participated in more than 16,000 virtual visits (about 22% of …

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