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What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS A cataract is not a growth, but a gradual clouding of the normally crystal-clear lens of the eye. Cataracts distort vision because they block the lens from being able to focus light on the retina. It’s a common vision condition that affects many people as they grow older. By age 80, more than half …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA – Senior Licensed Loan Originator Getting older can bring seniors health challenges. The United States spends over 2.5 times more on health care than most of the world’s other developed nations. The percentage of the U.S. economy spent on health care for individuals ages 65 and older exceeds 5 percent — a proportion that is expected …

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Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

After Hurricane Irma, perhaps you are growing tired of trying to repair or maintain your home. One of the most prestigious senior complexes in our area withstood the storm with no damage what so ever. Diamond Oaks Village of Bonita Springs is a unique apartment community designed for active, independent adults 55 and up. If you are tired of the …

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Weather Can Cloud Your Health – The effects of cold weather on your body

Weather Can Cloud Your Health

Florida’s population increases significantly during the winter months.  A bulk of this population is northerners trying to dodge the colder temperatures.   A drop in temperature can affect your health, no matter how cold. Research shows that cold weather can affect your heart, your skin, your immune system and your joints. While Florida may not get as cold as some of the …

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Q&A Women’s Health

By Jonathan Jay, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG – Until recently, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) was rarely addressed because women were reluctant to discuss the embarrassing symptoms. Because of our increasing life expectancy, POP has become one of the most common disorders women will face in their life-times.  Today, many gynecologists and primary care physicians routinely screen women for symptoms, and a new …

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Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Snoring/Apnea

By Dr. Gilbert We probably all know someone who snores. Who can forget the rumbling, tumbling, and even gasping sounds in the middle of the night?  While snoring certainly affects the sleep quality of one’s bed partner, it can also be very problematic for the snorer as well. Snoring is a sound that originates from vibrations of constricted soft tissues in …

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Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

By Michael Poka, Owner At SWAN Age Reversal Centers™, we offer affordable high quality Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetic Procedures designed for Men & Women that helps with Anti-Aging and Age Reversal. Our Non-Surgical treatments help with Skin Tightening, Wrinkle Reduction, Targeted Fat Reduction, Stretch Marks, Scar Reduction, Cellulite Smoothing, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Male Enhancement and Hair Restoration. All of these cutting-edge …

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Do You or Someone You Love Suffer With Arthritis?

Arthritis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 47 million people in the US have some form of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are often mistakenly associated with old age, because osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis) occurs more often among elderly persons. However, …

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Hurricane Irma Take a toll on your legs?

You have leg swelling and pain?  We may have your solution! By Patrick Nero, MD, FACS, RPVI As hurricane Irma was bearing down on us in early September, we all had to quickly prepare and then make the difficult decision to either ride it out or evacuate.  I know from my own experience as well as so many others I …

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