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Ophthalmologists May Need A Computer Degree: How “Bionic” Microchips Are Changing The Way You See

As early as 2006, researchers were developing a microchip implant that would allow blind people and people with severe visual impairments see. In 2012, the first two subjects underwent the surgery that placed a chip into the human eye and connected it to diodes that provided light and channeled the information to the visual cortex of their brains. Just as the hearing impaired were given the cochlear implant, now the visually impaired have the " Read More 

Foods And Beverages That Can Trigger Rosacea Flare-Ups

Those who experience rosacea could notice that the condition becomes particularly prominent after they've eaten particular foods. For many patients, simply identifying and avoiding the triggers of rosacea flare-ups is the best method of handling the condition. If you're trying to track down the causes of your rosacea flare-ups, pay special attention to your skin's response when you've consumed these common triggers: Spicy foods Spicy foods can cause the skin to turn red and can make the skin on the face feel irritated. Read More 

3 Guidelines For Understanding Cataracts

Did you know that close to 22 million people in the United States age 40 and above deal with cataracts? Cataracts are obstructions to the lenses of your eyes that can make your vision cloudy, blocked or otherwise distorted. It is a condition that needs to be treated through cataract laser surgery or other treatments. If you have dealt with cataracts on any level, you should read the following tips to help you out. Read More 

ER Or Urgent Care: When To Save Money And Avoid The Hospital

If you are feeling under the weather or if you have an injury that you don't think is life-threatening but should be seen by a medical professional, an urgent care is the place to go. If you can't get in to see your physician, but want to be examined, the urgent care accepts patients that just walk in. There are a many times when the urgent care will be able to treat your problems, so consider seeking attention at one if the following cases arise. Read More 

Compassionate And Ongoing Palliative Care For Ovarian Cancer Patients

Palliative care is given to patients suffering from ovarian cancer. Specialized palliative care is given to patients to relieve their symptoms of stress and specifically to ease their pain. Palliative care is offered to improve quality of life experience for not only the cancer patient but for the patient's family as well. Unlike palliative care such as hospice care that is reserved as an end of life treatment, palliative care for ovarian cancer sufferers is given at any stage of ovarian cancer care. Read More