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    Asthma – On the Rise in the U.S.

    The Centers for Disease Control reports that in the U.S. about one in 12 people have asthma. The numbers are increasing.

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    How to Deal With Zoom Dysmorphia

    Zoom dysmorphia is defined as a negative perception of one’s self-image when on a video meeting.

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    Dealing with Anxiety in Cataract Patients

    Cataract removal is the most common surgical procedure performed in the U.S. Each year, some 3.6 million Americans undergo cataract surgery.(1) The success rate for the surgery is close to...

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    Jumper’s knee: Causes and Treatment Options

    Patellar tendinitis or “Jumper’s knee” is a common source of pain most often seen in younger athletes who participate in sports with frequent jumping – think volleyball and basketball.

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    Women At Higher Risk for Vision Loss, Blindness

    The National Eye Institute reports that two out of three people living with blindness or vision loss are women.

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    COVID-19 and Timely Management of Skin Cancers

    The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching in all areas of healthcare. “For many specialties outside the scope of direct COVID-19 treatment, precautions, protocols, and fears led to...

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    Sun Protection – Remember Your Eyes

    While being in natural light is healthy for a number of reasons, sunlight can also be damaging to the eyes.

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    Swimmer’s Ear: Symptoms and Prevention

    Swimmer’s ear, or otitis externa, is an infection of the outer ear canal. While it affects people of all ages, rates are highest in young people between the ages of...