What To Know About An Otoplasty

If your child has ears that protrude from the side of their head, then you may be a bit concerned that as they grow up that they will get made fun of. Luckily, there are a lot of pediatric plastic surgeons that perform a surgical procedure called an otoplasty. But what is an otoplasty and what information do you need to know about it? To help you decide whether or not this may be good for your child, this article will take a more in depth look at this surgical procedure.   Read More...

How To Take Care Of Your Eyes After Cornea Transplant Surgery

When you have corneal transplant surgery, a portion of your corneal is removed and replaced with corneal tissue from a donor. The donor corneal tissue is healthy and will help whatever issue you have with your eyes. Corneal transplant surgery is a real serious procedure; you are getting a donation from someone else to fix your eye. After your corneal transplant surgery, you need to make sure you take proper care of your eyes to ensure that your eye doesn't reject the transplant.   Read More...

3 Tips For Treating Work-Related Back Injuries

Work-related back injuries are one of the most common causes of back pain. If you are dealing with a back injury, treating the issue promptly might reduce the chances of repeated injuries or chronic problems with your back. Have A Prompt Evaluation Although you might think resting will be enough to overcome a back injury, it is important to go straight to an emergency room if you have a back injury.   Read More...

What To Do If You Suffer With Lower Back Pain

In the regular course of daily living, it's easy to forget just how critical your lower back is in your overall health scheme. You probably walk and sit with ease, completely unaware of the weight that your lower back is holding up. That is, until one morning you wake up and your lower back is throbbing. You assume it's a one-off occurrence so you grin, bear it, and head off to work.   Read More...

Can PRK Restore Your 20/20 Vision After A Corneal Infection?

The human eye is an amazingly resilient structure and can regenerate cells damaged by infection and physical trauma. But some traumatic events like deep corneal scratches or a long-term infection like acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) can permanently damage or blur one's vision. An alternative to traditional LASIK vision correction surgery, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), may be able to restore 20/20 vision even for patients who have some corneal damage. Read on to learn more about this procedure and who may be a good candidate for PRK surgery.   Read More...