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. […]
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. […]
Acupuncture Alexander Leybovich A-Care Chiropractic Lin Zhou Acupuncture of Dallas Adult In-Home Care Agency Christian Care Center DFW Home Health Encompass Allergist Gerald Moore North Texas Asthma and Allergy Archana Narayan North Texas Allergy and Asthma […]
Advanced Trauma Center Opens in Denton County
Courtesy of Denton Regional Medical Center, DENTON Senior Magazine
More than 1,000 traumatic injuries occur every year in Denton County, ranging from automobile accidents and sports injuries, to broken bones, concussions, and other serious injuries. For these individuals, receiving immediate trauma care is the single most important factor in improving survival rates and patient outcomes. […]
Diane Vishnia, MSN, RN, Professional Nursing Service, a Home Health Care Agency in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Akron SENIOR Magazine
“Do no harm.” In the health care industry, patient safety is the number one priority and a component of safety includes the management of medications. […]
Urinary Incontinence – Are You Ready to Reclaim Control?
Jeff Hantes, MD, Female Health Associates of N. Texas, SENIOR Magazine
If bladder control problems are keeping you from enjoying your life, you are not alone. This problem afflicts approximately 13 million adults in the United States with 85% of them being women. Pregnancy and childbirth, menopause, and the structure of the female urinary tract account for this difference. […]
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can lead to damage of the eye’s optic nerve and result in blindness. With early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. To detect glaucoma, your therapeutic optometrist will do several tests. One is a visual field test that measures your side (peripheral) vision.
For most Colorado residents the only lifestyle is an active one, even among seniors. As an orthopedic surgeon, I frequently encounter seniors who enjoy daily walks, runs or hikes. An unfortunate outcome for a lifetime of activity is the development of arthritis. Ankle arthritis can be a devastating problem to those who are used to a life full of activity. However, there are several treatment options that can improve your quality of life and allow you to return to your healthy active lifestyle. […]