Eye Care: The Wonders of Technology

  • Got Ink And Don't Want It? How To Get Rid Of Your Tattoo

    25 April 2016

    If you decided one day on a whim that you wanted a tattoo but now regret that you did it, you can get rid of it. The ink used for tattoos is meant to be permanent, so how successful the tattoo removal is depends on your skin type and the pigments that were used in the ink. The age of the tattoo is also a factor, as the ink is likely deeper into your skin if you have had your tattoo for some time.

  • Is There An Alternative To Getting A Bone Graft For Dental Implants?

    25 April 2016

    One of the requirements for dental implants is having an adequate amount of jaw bone available to secure the titanium post that holds the crown. When a person doesn't have enough bone or the bone in the area is too weak, the dentist usually recommends getting a bone graft to help increase or strengthen it. If you prefer not to go this route, you can get subperiosteal implants that use a different method to anchor the teeth in place.

  • The ABC's Of Behavior Modification

    25 March 2016

    Children with autism or other developmental disorders often exhibit challenging behaviors that can frustrate both parents and children alike. These behaviors can span a range of severity from relatively tame to actually dangerous. Disruption, self-injurious behaviors and aggression are all quite problematic and can pose a serious threat to siblings, classmates, teachers, parents and other caregivers, as well as to the child themselves. All challenging behaviors, regardless of severity, require coordinated interventions in order to maintain discipline and keep everyone safe.

  • Suffering From Dizzy Spells After Age 50? Learn More About The Possible Cause And Its Treatment

    25 March 2016

    If you're an adult over the age of 50 who has suddenly developed a pervasive sense of dizziness, there's about a 50% possibility that the problem is a condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Learn more about how this condition happens–and the surprising ability of some simple physical therapy procedures that can help it.  What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, is essentially caused by small crystals of calcium carbonate, called otoconia.

  • Three Exercises To Help Ease Lower Back Pain

    7 March 2016

    If you suffer from lower back pain, one way to help make yourself more comfortable is to exercise your lower back regularly. This will stretch out the muscles in this area, making it feel less tight. It will also strengthen the muscles that support your lower back, which can help ensure stress is distributed evenly across the muscles and joints in this area instead of being absorbed by one area and making it too sore.

  • Three Tips For Reducing Back Strain To Maximize The Effectiveness Of Chiropractic Care

    2 February 2016

    If you receive regular chiropractic adjustments and you've noticed that your back starts to hurt again between appointments, you can examine your habits to see if you're putting undue stress on it. Keeping strain at a minimum can help you go longer without pain after each chiropractic visit. Try using these tips to reduce strain and help you minimize pain and stress between adjustments. 1. Be mindful of posture Your posture during the day can have a big impact on your back.

  • 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.