October 23, 2020 - Friday

South Palm Beach Edition

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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Cataract Surgery in 2023: What should you expect?

By David A. Goldman MD – While there are certainly new developments in cataract surgery every year, these pale in comparison to the innovations that occur over decades. While many of the technologies discussed in this article are currently available in trials, it is important to remember that they are still in trials for a reason. Once safety data has …

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Don’t Give Up!

By Brent Myers OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait …

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There is a Better Way to Reduce Joint Pain & Regenerate Your Body

You’ve got aches and pains, swollen joints, impingements, and limited range of motion. What will a surgeon tell you? Surgeons will say that you need surgery, you need a joint replacement, bunion surgery, back surgery, and list goes on and on. The problem is that many times, these surgeries are completely unnecessary, and they often fail to work. There is …

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Don’t Be Fooled! – Learn The Bald Truth About Hair Loss

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. So in honor of April Fools’ Day, here‘s “the bald truth” on some of the most persistent myths about hair loss and hair loss treatments. True or False? Baldness is passed down …

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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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