A Vision for Safer, Easier Cataract Surgery

One of the most common eye problems we develop as we age is cataracts. Cataracts are a progressive, painless clouding of the natural, internal lens of the eye. Because this clouding blocks light, the condition can compromise vision and make it difficult to see clearly. Cataracts are often related to growing older, but younger people can also develop them. Other health conditions,...
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Tired of Drill and Fill? A Faster, Cheaper, and Painless Alternative For Cavities.

In 2018, the then-president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry said that, aside from fluoridated water, a topical cavity fighter which has already been used in other countries for decades, “may be the single greatest innovation in pediatric dental health in the last century.” Silver diamine fluoride is a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay. Fast,...
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Strength in Numbers: How Your Association Membership Benefits You

For many people, retirement is surprisingly one of the most stressful times in their entire lives. The sudden transition from a day filled with tasks working alongside peers to a life of leisure can be jarring and isolating. The good news: there’s a group of people with a similar background to you who are eager to have you join them (if you haven’t already). Your...
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Want to Get Insights on Your Overall Health? Get an Eye Exam.

We all know the saying “the eyes are the window to the soul”. But for your ophthalmologist, eyes are also windows to the live action of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerves throughout the entire body.  Issues spotted in the eye can often be the first indications of health problems elsewhere in the body. Here are 5 surprising conditions eye doctors can detect during a...
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