Archive for April 29, 2014
When caught in time, there are many sight threatening diseases that can be caught and prevented. Even when common eye disorders go unnoticed too long, there are over 3 million Americans over 40 that would be considered completely blind or subject to a field of vision of 20 degrees or less. There are about 2.2 million Americans with glaucoma, representing about 2% of those 40 and older. By visiting an optomitrist regularly, you can insure that you have the best vision possible.
You should consider an eye exam every 2 years, or more frequently for African Americans that can have an even greater risk for certain vision issues. Whether you suffer from disorders of the eye or just need a checkup, it does not have to be
From 2011 to 2012, the number of plastic surgeries performed in the United States jumped five percent to 14.6 million, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Much of that growth was fueled by non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures like microdermabrasion treatments and laser facial resurfacing.
“Our annual statistics serve as a snapshot regarding the plastic surgery industry,” said ASPS President Gregory Evans, MD. “For the third consecutive year, the overall growth in cosmetic surgery continues to be driven by a significant rise in minimally-invasive procedures, while surgical procedures remain relatively stable. We are aware, however, that patients who begin with less invasive treatments with a plastic surgeon may opt for more invasive, surgical pro