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Living Wills and Advance Directives in Florida

Living Wills and Advance Directives in Florida

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. Understandably, most people don’t view end-of-life medical treatment as a particularly pleasant topic to consider. After all, choices about end-of-life care are some of life’s most sobering decisions. But there are some very important reasons to think about these subjects in advance. When you’re calm, in good health, and not under the stress of an emergency …

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Setting New Standards of Care at the Orthopedic Center of Florida

Setting New Standards of Care

At the Orthopedic Center of Florida (OCF), their team of skilled orthopedic specialists strive to meet all of your orthopedic, pain management, podiatry, and rehabilitation needs. They are committed to providing the latest evidence-based, patient-centered care in orthopedic and sports medicine services. At Orthopedic Center of Florida, you will find an array of orthopedic services such as Digital X-Rays, Diagnostic …

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Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical cancer is a fast-growing disease that can lead to death if not caught in its pre-stages. Years ago, cervical cancer was a leading cause of death in women. Those statistics have changed. In fact, diagnosing precancerous cervical lesions is now more common; this is achieved through preventative pap smear tests. Women that receive annual Pap tests are preventing cervical and …

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Living with Lewy Body?

Living with Lewy Body?

With 6 million Americans already diagnosed with Alzheimer ’s disease, a growing number of these individuals also have a lesser known form of Dementia called Lewy Body Dementia or LBD. Lewy Body proteins can be found in Alzheimer’s patients, Parkinson’s patients or can be independent diagnosis. This medical condition takes on strong characteristics of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and unfortunately, is …

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Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

Frantz Cosmetic Center

By William W. Ehrlich, MD, FAACS, Oculofacial & Cosmetic Surgeon One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to improve the way we look – whether that’s losing weight or improving our appearance in other ways.  Most often our appearance doesn’t match the true expectations that we have of ourselves. I recently joined the medical team at Frantz EyeCare …

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NEOWAVES – FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

NEOWAVES - FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

Our office specializes in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction through the use of low-intensity shock wave therapy. Our method is a scientifically proven, non-invasive procedure that uses focused sound waves to increase blood flow to the penis, optimizing erections, sensitivity and sexual performance. What Are Some of the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction? Most men who suffer from ED have vascular issues …

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Dogs Can Get the Flu Too

Dogs Can Get the Flu Too

Several years ago, canine influenza hit Florida, and since it’s initial inception, it has morphed into two strains, H3N8 and H3N2. Over the past several years, Animal Oasis Veterinary Hospital in Naples has unfortunately seen the number of dogs with the canine flu sky-rocket so much that they’ve had to hospitalize many dogs to help them overcome the virus and it’s …

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NEW TECHNOLOGY IN HEARING AIDS CAN REALLY CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Advanced stage hearing loss can lead to a lot of frustrations in life. Modern technology is continuing to improve not only in the devices themselves, but also with a dramatic improvement in the quality of sound and increased functionality of assistive listening devices (ALDs). We recently began working with a gentleman by the …

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Is There an Alternative to Joint Replacement?

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By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint replacement surgeries are increasing rapidly. In the last ten years, knee replacements have more than doubled and hip replacements more than tripled.1 The most common cause of chronic knee and hip pain leading to joint replacement is osteoarthritis. Other causes of knee and hip pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, chondromalacia patella, ligament injury, …

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Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

By William W. Ehrlich, MD, FAACS, Oculofacial & Cosmetic Surgeon One of the most common goals for summer is to improve the way we look – whether that’s losing weight or improving our appearance in other ways.  Most often our appearance doesn’t match the true expectations that we have of ourselves. I recently joined the medical team at Frantz EyeCare …

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