The Holidays Are Coming: 3 Ways to Help You Avoid an Alcoholic Relapse

The holidays are coming. They're a time to get together with family and friends. Unfortunately, if you're a recovering alcoholic, they can also be a time of incredible temptation and stress, especially if you're worried about a relapse. You can't hide away from everyone and hope that the holidays go away. However, you can take some steps to prepare yourself for the festivities. Learn more here about three measures you can take to keep yourself safe from a relapse during the holidays. Read More 

Worried About Changes In Your Non-Verbal Child’s Vision? What Are Your Options?

Taking a reluctant child to an optometrist appointment can be an ordeal for even the most patient parent, as you may find yourself struggling to maintain a positive and calm attitude amidst your own vision-related worries. This struggle can be amplified if your child is on the autism spectrum or is otherwise non-verbal, as many of the routine tests that can indicate vision problems require the patient to describe what he or she is seeing. Read More 

What You Should Know About Tattoo Removal

Some tattoos are truly works of art and wear well. A tattoo you get in your youth may still look fine as you age. Other tattoos do not. A tattoo that reflected your thinking and your affections when you were twenty may be totally inappropriate when you are 40 or 50. If you desperately want to get rid of that Milli Vanilli tattoo or the one declaring your love for a high school flame, you may be able to do so. Read More 

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

As you work to keep your diabetes under control, it is subtly changing your eyes. These small changes put you at greater risk of experiencing eye disease and possible vision loss. Here is how to spot potential eye problems caused by your diabetes and how they can be dealt with. Glaucoma The longer you have diabetes, the more at risk you are of developing glaucoma. This eye disease is caused by a restriction of the drainage of fluid from within your eye. Read More 

Your Chondroblastoma: What You Should Know

When you go to the doctor and get diagnosed with a benign tumor in the bone known as a chondroblastoma, you may find yourself quite confused and unsure of how this happened to you. Because this type of tumor isn't particularly common, you likely feel unsure and uneasy leaving the doctor's office. Before you allow yourself to become discouraged about the whole situation, get to know the facts about your chondroblastoma (also known as a Codman's tumor) and what treatment options are available to you. Read More