2017

Outpatient Surgery Centers Offer Patients Another Alternative

Doctors now perform many elective surgical procedures at outpatient surgery centers, which means you can go home on the same day. Although ambulatory surgery centers give many patients better access to medical procedures they need, proper preparation can help you avoid complications as you recover at home. Leading to the Procedure Plan on bringing someone with you to your surgical appointment to take you home afterward. That same person should come with you to your preoperative evaluation at which time you will sign consent forms and complete any additional paperwork your treatment requires. Read More 

4 Reasons To Choose Egg Donation

Egg donation sounds kind of science fiction-y, right? Well, it's not. It's a medical advancement that has allowed women suffering from infertility to have children. There are roughly 6.7 million women who are unable to have children, according to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. While some of these women can use their own eggs, others can't. Understanding when an egg donor is necessary is the first step to baby-time success. Read More 

Determining The Cause Of Your Breathing Problems: Is It Asthma, Allergies, Or Both?

Not being able to breathe can put you into a serious panic. Having a panic attack because you cannot breathe only makes the problem worse. When you are ready to breathe easier and better, it may be time to visit an allergist and/or asthma specialist. They will help you determine the cause of your breathing problems. Is It Allergies? Allergies are almost all upper-respiratory. Your sinuses will be congested and/or runny, with tickles in your throat. Read More 

Reasons Why You Should Not Do Certain Things With Your Contact Lenses

Despite the fact that contact lenses come with multiple warnings, you still see people doing weird things with their lenses. It makes you wonder why they do those things when, clearly, they should not. If you have had some warnings about the care and use of your contacts, then you already know. If not, the following will shed additional light on bad lense habits and why you should not do those things to or with your lenses. Read More 

4 Things To Consider When Purchasing Diagnostic Imaging Equipment For A Medical Practice

Diagnostic imaging is used in a number of ways in the medical field, and if your practice needs diagnostic imaging equipment it is important to be very mindful of your purchase. Whether you need to update outdated equipment or are outfitting a new practice with the latest technology, buying diagnostic imaging equipment is a big investment that should be taken very seriously. Consider the following things when purchasing diagnostic imaging equipment for a medical practice: Read More