Starting a Family Once and For All

Infertility In Men: Causes And Procedures

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For nearly twelve percent of people in the United States, infertility can be a disappointing roadblock on the path to parenthood. Infertility was once thought to be exclusively a women’s issue, but modern research has shown that men account for infertility over one-third of the time. Though it may be frustrating for men emotionally, they can still experience a masculine libido and healthy relationship with their spouse. It is important to remember that infertility doesn’t affect your manliness. Read More»

Blue Light and Macular Degeneration: Every Day Counts When It Comes to Protecting Your Vision

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There’s still no cure for age-related macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of blindness among the elderly. However, there are a number of things that you can do to lessen your chances of getting the disease and slow its progression if you have it. One of the biggest things that you can do is buy eyewear that provides blue light protection. If you’re unsure about what the big deal is with blue light, this is what you should know. Read More»

Treatment Options For COPD

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If your physician has diagnosed you with COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), you may be wondering exactly what that means. The acronym COPD covers several different chronic lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and some forms of asthma. Emphysema is almost always a result of decades of smoking, although those with lung impairment to begin with, such as asthma, may receive this diagnosis sooner than their middle-aged or elderly counterparts. Smoking can also cause chronic bronchitis in younger smokers. Read More»

The Four Important Roles Of A Pediatric Plastic Surgeon In Your Newborn's Life

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A pediatric plastic surgeon does more than repair the appearance of young children. In fact, a pediatric plastic surgeon can play a big role in your newborn’s life, especially if your newborn may possibly need plastic surgery for health reasons when they are born. Here are the four important roles a pediatric plastic surgeon plays: Checks Developmental Issues Before Baby Is Born: If there are any concerns about the development of your baby while still in the womb, a pediatric plastic surgeon will check it out. Read More»

A Few Reasons To Keep Your Pediatrician Throughout High School

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As your child enters the teen years, you may be wondering if it is time to switch from a pediatric doctor to an adult doctor. While every child and every situation is different, there are a number of good reasons to stay with the pediatrician. If there is a problem or concern your child’s doctor feels would be better handled by a different type of medical professional, he or she will make a referral for it. Read More»