With the hectic pace of the winter season, serious injuries from ice-related falls inevitably occur. Falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures, and it’s critical to seek prompt treatment to prevent further damage that can prolong recovery. […]
Hearing is one of the body’s most remarkable senses. It integrates with our brain to help us connect with the world around us. Made up of a complex system of delicate and synchronous parts, it’s easy to take this vital sense for granted. If any of these components aren’t working properly, the result could be hearing loss. For 48 million Americans––or nearly one in five, ages 12 and older––this is precisely the case. […]
Is Your TV Making You Tired and Fat?
Does your mouth water when you see the cheesy pizza or velvety chocolate advertised on TV? Is your mouth watering right now just thinking about it? If so, you’re not alone.
The facts about prostate cancer. When most of us hear the word cancer, the first thing we think is, “Boy, I’m sure glad it’s not me.” But, The National Cancer Institute estimates that over 250,000 […]
Who is Performing Your Surgery?
The Difference Between Board Certified Plastic Surgeons and those who Aren’t
Not all plastic surgeons are the same. Here, you can find out the difference between the certification (or lack thereof) and what that means for you as a patient. […]
The Friendship Prescription
Courtesy Summit Glen Retirement Community, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine (formerly SENIOR Magazine)
We all know the usual anecdotes for aging gracefully: a healthy diet, physical activity, restful sleep, and keeping the mind active. However, there is another key component in staying healthy as we age. […]
No-stitch Cornea Transplantation
Satya Reddy, MD, Louisiana Cornea Specialists, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine (formerly SENIOR Magazine)
Corneal guttata is a condition that affects one in 1,000 people in which the inside layer of cells (the endothelium) of the cornea malfunction (the cornea is the clear dome that comprises the front surface of the eye and consists of three basic layers). […]
Axio™ ST is MicroTech’s newest innovative hearing aid featuring the most sophisticated noise reduction and speech preservation system in the industry. HearLens™ is an entirely new style of hearing aid; the first custom, completely invisible-in-the-canal (IIC) digital hearing aid featuring the technology and signal processing of Axio™ ST. […]