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Lake Eye Defining the Future of Eye Care

Lake Eye Defining the Future of Eye Care

People depend on their eyes to last a lifetime, and the Board-certified ophthalmologists of Lake Eye Associates are ready to assist with answers about a few disorders that become more common as everyone gets older. What Care is Needed for Aging Eyes? Once you reach age 60, it is highly …

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Facial Rejuvenation Using Stem Cells

Live (Stem) Cell Facial Treatment

Every woman desires tight, tone, wrinkle-free skin and wants to know how to get it. In Europe and other countries, more and more women have discovered a natural solution to reverse the signs of aging skin – live cells from from placenta membrane, and there are plenty of benefits that …

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Sobriety and Medical Cannabis

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Medical marijuana (cannabis) is a relatively new phenomenon in the United States, being first legalized in California in 1996 and now available in 29 states. It’s becoming ever clearer to many physicians that it is a very effective medicine that can be used for chronic pain, …

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Guard Against Skin Cancer While Enjoying Summer Fun

Guard Against Skin Cancer While Enjoying Summer Fun

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and InterCommunity Cancer Center in Lady Lake, Fla., wants to remind everyone about the importance of protecting their skin from the harsh rays of the sun. Cumulative exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV) from the sun or other sources is the number one …

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A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

If you were having a custom kitchen designed by an expert builder, they wouldn’t just buy a marble countertop off the shelf somewhere; they would have it measured precisely, finely cut, trimmed and polished before installing it in your highly-anticipated new kitchen. If we are so meticulous about our homes, …

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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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Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s that time of year again; when we hit the road or the sky and travel for vacations, relaxing getaways, spending time with family and taking the kids or grandkids to their favorite destinations. The hottest days are upon us during the upcoming summer months, …

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Drug Combinations and Their Risks

Drug Combinations and Their Risks

When you visit your healthcare provider, you are probably asked, “What medications are you taking?” This is because some drugs shouldn’t be taken with others. The danger is from an effect called a drug-drug interaction. Some drug-drug interactions make the combined drugs have stronger effects than either one alone. Healthcare providers …

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How Your Heart’s Health Plays a Role

T.E. Vallabhan, MD, FACC Did you know that after the age of twenty our vascular systems begin to accumulate plaque?  Tiny plaque deposits can embed themselves into our delicate vascular structure throughout our entire bodies.  Over time the sticky plaque can mount up and cause hardening of the arteries, block …

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Distracted Driving: Don’t Be a Statistic

Distracted Driving: Don’t Be a Statistic

American House Distracted driving causes more than  300,000 accidents, annually. That’s one in every four, making it the number one cause of automobile accidents in the U.S. Although studies show texting while at the wheel is the leading cause of death among teens, this dangerous practice isn’t limited to inexperienced, young …

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Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen

Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen

Written by Patricia Spitzer, PA-C – In collaboration with Dr. Thi Tran Spring is in the air and that means spring break and warmer temperatures are right around the corner. It’s a good time to go over sunscreens and sun prevention. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 1 in 5 …

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Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room …

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Prescribed an Opioid? Ask your doctor (and dentist) these questions

Prescribed an Opioid?

By Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare If your doctor or dentist prescribes a pain reliever, take charge of your health and find out exactly what you are getting. UnitedHealth Group medical experts recommend you ask your doctor these questions about any opioid prescription. Common opioid brand names include …

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Arterial and Venous Circulation Dangers

Arterial and Venous Circulation Dangers

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Blood being carried toward the heart is called venous and blood being carried away from the heart is called arterial. Because proper blood circulation aids the body’s flow of nutrients and oxygen to the heart, brain and other organs, it’s imperative to maintain and improve …

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Neuromodulation: An Option for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Neuromodulation: An Option for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

By Michelle Heine, PA-C, MMS – Ocala Health Neurosurgical Group The perception of pain is highly complex not only physiologically but the difference of pain perception between individuals is of great variance. Pain originates primarily from noxious stimuli such as touching a hot stove, being involved in a car accident …

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