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Understanding Retinal Detachment: Information For You

Retinal detachment is an eye problem that most people do not understand. In fact, many have never even heard of retinal detachment, that is until it happens to them or to someone they care about. In order to understand this eye condition and the ways that it can be treated, you need to get all of the facts about retinal detachment including the symptoms to watch out for and the treatment options. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Skier’s Thumb

Skiing is a fun way to stay in shape, but this sport can also cause a lot of injuries. If you fall, you could injure your ulnar collateral ligament, a ligament inside your thumb. The resulting injury is known as skier's thumb; here are four things you need to know about it. How does this injury occur? If you fall while holding your ski poles, the poles can force your thumb into an unnatural position. Read More 

Vision Loss Due To Glaucoma? An Eye Stent Might Be The Answer You Seek

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that causes damage to your optic nerve. If you don't get the problem treated, it could end up causing you to go blind. The best way to overcome glaucoma is by lowering your intraocular pressure. Many providers have given patients eye drop medication to help tackle the medical problem. However, not everyone is able to use eye drops effectively, thus making them ineffective for many individuals. Read More 

Options For Treating An Overbite

Overbites come in two forms – vertical and horizontal. Vertical overbites happen when your top teeth significantly overlap the ones on the bottom. A horizontal overbite, on the other hand, results in some teeth sticking out beyond the edge of your bottom teeth. You can develop either one as a result of either dental or skeletal issues. Depending on which is the cause of your problem, your orthodontist will help you find an ideal treatment. Read More 

Addressing Common Food Allergy Questions

Food allergies can represent a potentially life-threatening health risk, but it is a condition that is often misunderstood. While some people think that they must be born with a food allergy, this is not the case because it is possible to develop them as an adult. If you suspect that you may be developing a food allergy, you could benefit from having the following couple of questions about this health condition answered. Read More