Steve Charles delivers 2018 Charles D. Kelman Innovator's Lecture at ASCRS
Steve Charles WASHINGTON - Steve Charles, MD, delivered the 2018 Charles D. Kelman Innovator's Lecture at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting...
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Cooperation among specialties key to advancing ophthalmology
WASHINGTON - Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, incoming president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, stressed the importance of inclusivity and cooperation...
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Reducing anxiety in LASIK patients helps improve satisfaction
Louis E. Probst WASHINGTON - Empowering patients during their LASIK procedure is among the steps surgeons can take to enhance the experience, according to one surgeon who...
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Even minor stress can impact long-term health, study warns
A new study warns that holding on to small, daily frustrations and allowing negative emotions to perpetuate can truly harm our health in the long run.
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Core trainee boot camp-A method for improving technical and non-technical skills of novice surgical trainees. A before and after study
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An Essential Guide To Travelling As An OAP
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Creative Couples' Intervention Significantly Helps People with Alzheimer's Communicate
Relationships are often strained when one partner is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease. The loss of memories is one thing but adding on the stress of guilt felt on...
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It's that time in senior year of high school when people are hearing back from colleges. Some applied Early Decision and know where they are going; others managed to get their...
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Anxiety: Does waist size have anything to do with it?
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Active surveillance linked with moderate anxiety
Men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer experienced levels of anxiety that were moderate, but that decreased over time, according to results of a large...
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Can One Single Blow on the Head Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease?
A study highlighting the importance of concussion prevention found even a mild concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, may have a 56 percent increased risk of developing...
A single concussion increases Parkinson's risk by more than 50%, study warns
The study of Army veterans shows that people who diagnosed with a mild concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, have a 56 percent increased risk of developing the illness.
Skin implant creates an artificial 'mole' if people are at a high risk of...
Researchers from ETH Zurich in Basel created an implant that is triggered by high calcium to produce melanin, the pigment which causes a skin tan, moles and freckles. Calcium...
'Healthy' toddler, 3, is battling a devastating condition similar to ALZHEIMER'S
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"Beet" it! A compound found in this superfood may help slow Alzheimer's
You can now add one more benefit to eating beets - that is, slowing down the progress of Alzheimer's disease. According to a study, the extracts of beets contain a compound...
Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a tricky disease, in that the first symptoms don't even develop until 80% of the damage that causes the disease has already occurred. As a result...
ZEISS Cataract & Refractive Clinical Cases
ZEISS Cataract & Refractive Clinical Cases As a world innovation leader in optics and one of the most respected brands in medical technology ZEISS shares on a regular basis...
The father battling Alzheimer's at 45
Matt Oliver, from Dallas, was just 41 when doctors diagnosed him with the crippling, memory-robbing disease that usually strikes the elderly.
VIDEO: Compounding critical to patient care in ophthalmology
WASHINGTON ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Bret L. Fisher, MD, discusses the importance of compounding pharmacies in offering...
Slow Medicine: More on Prostate Cancer Screening; Simple Treatments for Nausea
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