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NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Since the first cataract extraction surgery in the mid 1700s, cataract surgery has become the most frequently performed and, with a 98% success rate, …

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High Blood Pressure is Dangerous to the Heart Do You Know Your Numbers?

Chances are that you know someone with high blood pressure; maybe you have the condition as well. If you haven’t checked your blood pressure recently, you should make it priority to do so at your next doctor visit. Long term, uncontrolled or untreated high blood pressure can cause wide range of …

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Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

By Omeni Osian, MD Ocala Health Heart & Lung Surgery Heart surgery is common throughout the world with over 700,000 heart surgeries performed each year. Of those, 250,000 are heart valve repair or replacement surgeries. Traditionally, valve repair and replacement is completed by separating the chest bone and accessing the valve …

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Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) describes arthritis of the spine resulting in low back pain caused by a combination of inflammation of the damaged discs and a lack of spinal stability. In some patients, the pain may travel from the low back down into the hips and buttocks – a condition called …

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Advancements in Dental Impressions

Advancements in Dental Impressions

If you’ve ever needed a crown (cap), bridge, implant, braces, or dental appliance you have experienced the dreaded impression.  You know the feeling of sitting in the dental chair, head tilted back and the goopy material fills the overly large impression tray that is inserted into your mouth, stretching out your …

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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

The next flu season will soon be among us. With each year passing, viruses mutate, adapt, and become more virulent, causing more illness, and sometimes hospital visits. Protecting against some of these dangerous infections often begins by getting ourselves properly immunized. Immunizations help our own body produce essential antibodies that help …

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What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if you develop sudden onset severe back pain, more unbearable than you ever imagined? If your pain is new or feels different from the chronic back pain you may already be experiencing – which is currently being treated with exercise, pain medicines, and injections – it is recommended that …

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InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

A cancer diagnosis is a devastating, life-changing event. Dealing with cancer and the physical, emotional and financial issues that often come with it can be extremely challenging. Luckily, oncology nurses are there to help patients along the way. InterCommunity Cancer Center would like to honor these medical professionals who are the …

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AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

In the early 70’s a well-known physicist that helped develop the EKG monitoring system made headlines with a new type of electrical micro-current Therapy, which essentially was an electronic acupuncture technique using micro-current technology.  At the time his procedure was able to help many patients on all levels, including Olympic athletes.  …

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Psoriasis – More Than Skin Deep

Psoriasis - More Than Skin Deep

By Thi T. Tran, DO It’s easy to think of psoriasis as just a “skin condition,” but psoriasis is a long-term complex and chronic autoimmune disease that varies from person to person, both in severity and how it responds to treatment. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, “psoriasis is the most …

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Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year.  By way of good weather, adults are staying much more active as they age.  In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming and the list goes on and on; but with all …

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Hormonal Disturbances? Pellet Therapy is the advanced treatment option women are asking for!

Hormonal Disturbances? Pellet Therapy is the advanced treatment option women are asking for!

As we age, women tend to produce fewer and fewer hormones each year after the age of thirty.  Females are predisposed to experience an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, which can lead to hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, depression, brain fog, weight gain, loss of muscle, irritability and bone deficiency. Bone …

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Avoid Caregiver Burnout

When providing care to aging or disabled parents, many caregivers ignore the most important person involved in the caregiving process. “Who?” – you may ask. The answer might surprise you: The Caregiver. Many times caregivers get so wrapped up in attending to parent’s needs, trying to fit quality time with …

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Investing in Your Future

Investing in Your Future

Meg Black Financial Advisor “Anytime you are making a decision that has financial implications, you should consult with an expert to discuss the risks and rewards involved with that decision,” says financial advisor Meg Black with Edward Jones, 8483 Mulberry Lane in The Villages. Meg’s advice to any new investor, …

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Eliminate Your Low Back Pain at Little to No Cost! Compton Chiropractic is now offering Insurance Approved Braces including Medicare!

Eliminate Your Low Back Pain at Little to No Cost! Compton Chiropractic is now offering Insurance Approved Braces including Medicare!

By Daniel Taylor, DC, Compton Chiropractic Care Are you suffering from low back pain?  Are you tired of taking pain medication and muscle relaxers that only provides temporary relief?  Looking for other ways to relieve back pain without invasive surgery?  If you answered yes to these questions, then we can …

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The National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day®

Walk, stretch, dance and celebrate. Americans of all ages and fitness levels are invited to join in National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Moving Day® events to raise awareness and funds to fight Parkinson’s disease. An estimated 1 million people in the United States and up to 10 million worldwide are living with …

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