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Can I get LASIK more than once?

The quick answer is yes, but it’s unlikely. Lasik eye surgery is considered to be a permanent correction of the distance vision. The likelihood of needing a touchup or enhancement surgery in the immediate postop period is about 1%, and ...
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Is Laser Eye Surgery Painful?

When patients ask about laser eye surgery they are typically referring to Lasik, but in ophthalmology we actually use a variety of lasers to treat many diseases in addition to correcting Refractive errors. For example, we use argon lasers to ...
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Celiac Disease or Gluten Sensitivity, what’s the diff??

It seems like today that a large group of people have some type of food sensitivity, be it dairy, gluten, peanuts or carbs, and everybody seems to be on some type of diet, is it a fad or is it ...
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Skin Cancer Awareness

Now that summer is on it’s way, we should all be aware of the danger of excessive sun exposure. Although sun exposure plays an important role in the development of skin cancers, its important to note that it can still ...
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What are Macronutrients?

Macronutrients, or macros for short, are carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. So, basically, everything you eat can be broken down into these three macronutrient categories. Alcohol is in a class of it’s own and not considered to be one of the ...
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Mexican Style Braised Pork

Mexican Style Braised Pork

Ingredients: Serves 6 4lb boneless pork butt cut into 11/2 inch pieces 4oz Dried new Mexican chiles (sub Arbol chiles) 4 cups boiling Water 2 Tablespoons honey 2 Tablespoons white vinegar 5 Garlic cloves 2 Teaspoons dried Mexican oregano 2 ...
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Eating and Your Basal Metabolic Rate

What Are You Eating Today?!

The best answer is, it depends! You can determine your daily caloric intake by first determining your BMR, and then adding your activity level! What is BMR, you ask? It stands for Basal Metabolic Rate, which is the number of ...
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What is The Glycemic Index?

How Sugar Spikes are Killing You and What You Need to Know About the Gylcemic Index!

What is The Glycemic Index? The glycemic index (GI) rates foods by how much they raise blood glucose. Candy, sugar, cake, and cookies have a high GI, while whole-grains, certain starchy vegetables and fruits, have a lower GI. Carbohydrates with a low ...
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Peloton Exercising Machine

Peloton, YES You Can!

If you haven’t heard of the latest craze in home exercise, here it is, www.onepeloton.com Peloton has gotten rid of all the excuses for not exercising... gym is too far, hate waiting for a machine, tired of being hit on ...
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Eating Collagen, The Latest Health Fad

Before making the decision to take supplemental collagen or not, let me take a few moments to tell you what collagen is and what role it plays in our body! Collagen is a protein, made up primarily of the amino ...
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