What is LASIK and its benefits?

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By: Dr. Solomon Gelbart LASIK eye surgery has become the most popular refractive procedure of all time. It is the vision-correction procedure of choice for refractive surgeons all over the world. How does it work? LASIK actually uses two kinds of laser. The femtosecond laser is used to separate layers of the cornea to create READ MORE →

Vitamins and Age-Related Eye Disease Studies

By Dr. Maziar Lalezary Has your eye doctor diagnosed you with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Here’s some good news: you may benefit from a regimen of vitamins. The following vitamins contain high levels of antioxidants and zinc, which may significantly reduce your risk of losing vision due to AMD: Vitamin C – 500 mg Vitamin READ MORE →

Multiple Sclerosis and A Physician’s Journey

Dr. Cynthia Guy’s journey with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) began when she was diagnosed at the age of 60. As both a doctor and a patient, she has a unique perspective on treatment. Combined with her drive to control her health, she was able to find a way to dramatically diminish her symptoms. She shares her READ MORE →

HealthTap’s Digital Healthcare Network is Now 100,000 Doctors Strong

Doctors form a movement to Deliver Faster, Higher-Quality, and More Compassionate Care PALO ALTO, Calif. – March 29, 2016 – HealthTap, the world’s first Global Health Practice providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors from query to cure, today announced that its network of U.S. licensed doctors has grown to more than 100,000. These doctors have READ MORE →

Do you struggle to go to sleep at night, or to stay awake during the day?

By Dr. Ben Graef We all lead incredibly busy and hectic lives, and it’s often difficult to get enough uninterrupted sleep so we are able to function at our very best. Now it’s possible to see a sleep specialist anytime, anywhere — even from your own bedroom! New technologies enable sleep medicine to be a READ MORE →