Does Your Child Need Pediatric Plastic Surgery?

Posted on: 5 January 2017

Plastic surgery is either reconstructive, corrective, or cosmetic. An adult or anyone who has reached the point where they have quit growing can undergo any of the three types of plastic surgery without worrying that a growth spurt will create problems. When it comes to children, things are different. While there are times when plastic surgery is required and other times when it is a good idea, there are also times when it should be put off until the patient is older.
[Read More]

4 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Contact Lenses During The Winter Time

Posted on: 29 December 2016

If this is your first winter wearing contact lenses, here are a a few tips that will help you manage and take care of your contacts better this season. #1 Wear Sunglasses Outside When you go outside during the winter time, make sure that you don't forget to put your sunglasses on. The sun can be just as bright and strong during the winter as it is during the summer, especially when it is reflecting off the white snow outside.
[Read More]

The Role Of Service Animals

Posted on: 15 December 2016

Service dogs are not an uncommon sight. They often can be seen walking next to a person with a disability who might require some extra help. The most commonly seen service animals are dogs that help people who are seeing or hearing impaired, but a variety of animals can be trained to assist people who have a variety of conditions. A Short History of Service Animals in the US In the US, dogs were first trained to help people with visual impairments in the late 1920s, though there were documented cases of service dogs as early as the mid-1700s in Paris.
[Read More]

Cataract Surgery Preparation And Recovery Guide

Posted on: 9 December 2016

Cataracts occur when the lens of your eye begins to cloud up. Your vision gradually dims if steps aren't taken to correct the issue. Fortunately, most cataracts can be corrected with simple, laser cataract surgery. The following guide can help you know what to expect so you can prepare appropriately. How many appointments can you expect? In the weeks leading up to surgery, you will have at least one appointment with the doctor so they can measure the shape and size of your eye.
[Read More]