August 4, 2020 - Tuesday

North Palm Beach Edition

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes: Avoiding Eye Exams Could Cost You Your Sight

By. Monique M Barbour, M.D. All of us should be getting our regular eye examinations to make sure our eyes are healthy, but the importance of people with diabetes getting their recommended exams is critical. In both type 1 and type 2 diabetics, high blood sugar damages the delicate blood vessels in the retina. This damage is called diabetic retinopathy. …

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COVID-19: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Boost Immune Function

Along with the seasonal flu, this year, we are also all concerned with the newest Coronavirus, COVID-19. Taking precautions is essential. Young children, individuals with weakened immune systems, and adults 65 and over are more susceptible to the dangers of the flu and COVID-19, as their symptoms can quickly exacerbate into pneumonia or other disease states due to the intense …

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I Have a Wait Problem

Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? Do you …

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Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

As we age we thrive to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve our quality of life. “Healthy aging” is a very accurate term for what we are aiming for. So how can we achieve “healthy longevity”? It is exciting to report that now there actually is a cutting-edge treatment that has become a very promising tool in our fight against …

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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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Computer CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery: Implant Procedures with No Incisions

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Dental implants can help patients regain their ability to chew and smile with confidence.  The implant itself supports the crown or crowns (the chewing part of the tooth) allowing the new “teeth” to be anchored.  New technologies are now available that aid your surgeon in performing these procedures in an extremely conservative …

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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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How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes: Avoiding Eye Exams Could Cost You Your Sight

Clear Vue Eye All of us should be getting our regular eye examinations to make sure our eyes are healthy, but the importance of people with diabetes getting their recommended exams is critical. In both type 1 and type 2 diabetics, high blood sugar damages the delicate blood vessels in the retina. This damage is called diabetic retinopathy. In diabetic …

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Itchy, flaking scalp? Thinning or breaking hair?

Try a Scalp Makeover Pamper yourself and your follicles with new science-based trichology treatments By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Let’s start by getting right to the point. Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp. Period. But, unfortunately, because it hides out of sight, we often forget to take care of our scalp – until concerns become noticeable – and …

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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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