24 February 2015
Bunions, those sometimes painful growths on the joint of your big toe, can range from a minor inconvenience to a crippling condition. There are several surgical options for correcting a bunion, but they are usually elective procedures and they aren't always necessary. Determine whether surgery is a good option for you so you can discuss treatment plans with your doctor. When Is Surgery a Good Option? Surgery isn't generally recommended if your bunions don't cause you any pain or impact your daily life.
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.
6 February 2015
Although the options for replacing lost teeth were limited in the past, newer dental advancements have greatly expanded the replacement options for those with a less than stellar smile. Whether due to advanced age or severe periodontal disease, you have more options than ever when it comes to getting your smile back. Bridges If you have multiple missing teeth in the same area, a bridge is one of the best replacement options.
4 February 2015
While it is true that beauty is only skin deep and that true beauty resides within, having serious skin issues can bring a lot of psychological distress and can affect every aspect of your life. Acne, a common condition that affects both adults and teenagers, can be severe enough to leave deep, pocked scars, permanent red welts and can cause lasting embarrassment and psychological pain. For those who have tried every over-the-counter remedy and have failed repeatedly to get their acne under control, a dermatologist is the answer.
30 January 2015
Home care is about comfort, rehabilitation and a good standard of living, all of which can be difficult if you don't have the right home care products. There are a wide variety of products designed specifically for physical rehabilitation, elderly individuals and other people who need medical support at home. Here are some products you should consider to help you with exercise, safety and improved care while you recover at home.
28 January 2015
Glass can be a major investment in your ability to see, but for those with vision problems, there may not be a better alternative. Sadly, some of those new to wearing glasses may not fully realize the amount of care these devices take to keep them in good condition. When glasses are not properly maintained, they can have a substantially decreased usable lifespan. Fortunately, you can follow these two tips to help ensure that your glasses always look great and function well.
26 January 2015
Valentine's Day is meant to be a celebration of love and romance, but for some married couples, it is a painful remainder that their marriage is not going well. There may be constant disagreements, verbal or physical altercations, or simply an exhausted resignation that love and romance has been replaced by duty and commitment. However, marriages can be saved or revitalized by simple communication. Couples often need help in expressing their needs or desires, because open expression of displeasure can often descend into defensiveness and accusation.
23 January 2015
A trip to the eye doctor can be expensive, especially if you are needing glasses. The frames alone can cost hundreds of dollars, and unless you have a very weak prescription, the lenses are going to need special treatment such as lightweight materials, scratch coating, and other things that can make them quite pricey as well. For this reason, more and more people are beginning to buy their glasses frames online.
20 January 2015
Traditional liposuction dates back to 1974, but there have been a lot of changes and improvements with the way liposuction is completed since that time. Today, there are several alternative options to traditional liposuction, and one of these is called ultrasonic liposuction, or ultrasound cavitation liposuction. Here are two of the main highlights this alternative version offers when compared to the traditional method: Fewer Risks One of the downsides people experience with traditional liposuction is damage to internal organs.
16 January 2015
If you find it is getting increasingly difficult to see well at night, visit your eye doctor. Night vision problems are just one of the symptoms of cataracts. Early treatment helps prevent the problem from worsening over time. Dangers of Night Vision Problems Night blindness or difficulty seeing well at night may not seem to be that big of a deal at first, but it can lead to dangerous situations. You may find yourself having more difficulty adapting to changes in light, for instance, when you enter a dark theater or dimly lit room.