Eye Care: The Wonders of Technology

  • Two Reasons Why It's Time For You To Visit The Dermatologist

    29 December 2016

    If you're like many people, you think that dermatologists are strictly for people who deal with acne issues.  If you've enjoyed great skin throughout your life, it may not occur to you that you can benefit from seeing a dermatologist.  However, even if you have smooth, clear skin, it is still a good idea for you to go see a dermatologist.  Use this information to learn more about why now is the time for you to make an appointment with a dermatologist.

  • It's Not Impossible to Lose Weight Safely After Menopause

    24 October 2016

    While many women find it hard to lose weight and keep it off following menopause, weight gain doesn't have to be a fact of life after age 50. Menopause isn't directly to blame since lifestyle habits often play a significant role. Exercise and eating a healthy diet help prevent weight gain around the waist—a factor that increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. But if you feel you can't do it alone, a physician weight loss center can help you achieve your goals by developing a program that likely will include the following three components.

  • Parents Less-Than-Thrilled About In-Home Care? 3 Tips To Get Them On-Board With The Idea

    2 August 2016

    If your parents are getting up there in years and still living on their own, it might be time to think about in-home care. Even if they're still able to take care of some of their needs, the additional help would alleviate some of the stress and make things easier for them. If they're extremely independent, they might be apprehensive about accepting in-home care. That's where you'll need to step in.

  • Having Hip Replacement Surgery? 4 Steps To Get The Most Out Of Short-Term Rehab

    7 June 2016

    If you're going to have hip replacement surgery, you may be heading to a short-term rehab facility before going home. Checking into a short-term rehab facility after surgery will allow you to reduce the amount of time you have to spend in an acute care hospital. The short-term rehab facility will also allow you the opportunity to adjust to life after hip surgery. Here are four tips that will help you receive the maximum benefits from rehabilitation.

  • What You Should Know About Treating A Retinoblastoma

    2 February 2016

    If you have a child that has been having trouble with their eyes, such as disturbances in their vision or even pain or pressure in or behind their eyes, you may assume that they just need glasses or have some kind of head cold or sinus issue. However, if you go to your child's eye doctor for an eye exam and they end up receiving a diagnosis of a retinoblastoma, you may be confused as how to handle the situation.

  • 5 Tips For Preventing Foot And Ankle Injuries While Running

    13 October 2015

    Whether you are a serious runner or just jog a few times a week to stay in shape, it is common to experience foot and ankle injuries. When your ankles and feet are overworked or not conditioned properly, they can start hurting. Luckily, it is possible to minimize the risk of these injuries. Here are five tips for preventing foot and ankle injuries while running:  Replace Your Shoes Frequently Your shoes support your feet while you run, so it is important for them to be in good shape.

  • Four Tips For Improving Your Eye Health

    10 August 2015

    Whether you have perfect vision or not, eye health is extremely important. It includes everything from visiting your optometrist regularly to eating well and protecting your eyes. Here are some easy ways to improve your eye health and avoid more serious eye-related illnesses.  Take Eye Breaks During the Day If you work in an office, you likely stare at the computer screen a good portion of the day. When you are busy working, it can be tempting to do this for hours on end without looking away, but this is extremely bad for your eyes.

  • Why Is There Pain Behind Your Eye?

    1 June 2015

    If you have been experiencing pain behind your eye, it could be due to a variety of different conditions. These causes could range from headaches to needing new eyeglasses. Here are some of the common reasons why you might have pain behind your eyes: Issues With Vision A very common reason to have pain behind your eyes is experiencing vision problems. If you haven't seen your optometrist in a while, now is the time to schedule a visit.

  • A Runner's Guide To Stress Fractures

    22 March 2015

    Running can be exhilarating and thrilling, but it can also be damaging if you push yourself too hard. Runners are all vulnerable to a variety of physical injuries, from tendinitis to shin splints. Stress fractures are one of the most common injuries that runners experience. Knowing what a stress fracture is, how to promote healing after one occurs, and how to avoid getting a stress fracture in the future will help you stay healthy and pain-free.

  • Shopping For Eyeglasses: How To Choose Glasses That Match Your Face Shape And Complexion

    13 February 2015

    You visited the eye care center and the optometrist told you that you need glasses. You walk through the store and try on multiple pairs of glasses, but just can't find the right ones. If this sounds familiar to you, you may be thinking that finding those perfect pair of glasses is hopeless…but it isn't. Choosing the winning pair of frames isn't just about comfort and functionality—it's also about how the glasses look on you.