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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS If you have cataracts, making the decision to have Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery or Traditional Cataract Surgery can sometimes be daunting. At Frantz EyeCare, we present you with a tremendous amount of information to digest and then do our best to help you understand it.  One important part of this process is helping you …

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Pain in Your Feet and Toes: Don’t Let the Symptoms Escalate

Pain in Your Feet and Toes

Whether young or old, most people lucky enough to live in Florida appreciate the great outdoors. The weather and sunshine allow Floridians and visitors alike time well-spent kayaking, golfing, playing tennis, jogging, and participating in competitive sports for the majority of the year. While exercising outdoors is a healthy luxury, ballistic movements through exercise and sports- related activities can cause a …

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Allergic Asthma: What You Need to Know

Allergic Asthma: What You Need to Know

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 26 million people have asthma, and allergic asthma is the most common type affecting 60% of sufferers. Allergic asthma has the same symptoms as asthma but is the result of what the body is having an allergic reaction to, which causes bronchial inflammation. Allergies can trigger the body’s immune response through skin …

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CBD for Arthritis Pain

CBD for Arthritis Pain

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, and loss of range of motion, fatigue and inadequate blood flow. Two of the main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). With Osteoarthritis, wear and tear damages the cartilage in the joints and causes friction between the …

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Spring is the Time to Focus on Liver and Gallbladder Health

Spring is the Time to Focus on Liver and Gallbladder Health

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP Spring is generally regarded as a happy season, especially for those that live in areas where winter is cold and dark. Spring brings with it longer, warmer days, more sunshine, the rebirth of plants and more activity. But for many, the months of spring can also bring irritability, anxiety, sinus issues, allergy flare-ups and …

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Amending Your 2018 Tax Return

Amending Your 2018 Tax Return

By Bonie Montalvo If you realized that you made mistakes on your tax return, you can fix these mistakes or omissions by filing an amended tax return, Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. Errors can include failure to claim a significant deduction, checking the wrong box as to your filing status, making a typo in entering your wages, or …

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If You Have Eye Floaters, You Should See a Retina Specialist ASAP

If You Have Eye Floaters, You Should See a Retina Specialist ASAP

Countless issues can happen with vision and eye health, but for many people, a vision field disturbance can appear as eye floaters. Courtesy of Personalized Retina Care of Naples What are Eye Floaters? The eye has a clear gel lining called the vitreous, which fills 5/6 of the back of the eye and helps to give the eye its round …

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Anxious about exercise?

Anxious about exercise?

These are times of high anxiety! We all know what anxiety is, we all have experienced it, we deal with it as best we can but for many of us it can be a debilitating condition. Anxiety is essentially a negative and weakening reaction to life situations typified by worry, self-doubt, and apprehension that often affects our health, such as …

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For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market: Organic, Superior CBD is Essential

For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market

By Bruce Ford, Owner There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cognitive damage, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, PTSD, epilepsy, ALS, Crohn’s, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and many other disorders. CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of …

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Lumbar Radiculopathy (Nerve Root Compression)

Lumbar Radiculopathy (Nerve Root Compression)

Lumbar radiculopathy refers to disease involving the lumbar spinal nerve root. This can manifest as pain, numbness, or weakness of the buttock and leg. Sciatica is the term often used by lay people. Lumbar radiculopathy is typically caused by a compression of the spinal nerve root. This causes pain in the leg rather than in the lumbar spine, which is called …

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