Autologous Tears For Chronic Dry Eye: What You Should Know

When you suffer from chronic dry eyes, you may wonder what treatments are available for your eye care. After all, the inability to produce the tears and fluids necessary to lubricate the eyes can be an incredibly frustrating and uncomfortable condition. Eye doctors are constantly working to develop new and effective treatments for such conditions. Among these are autologous tears that lubricate dry eyes, alleviating discomfort and reducing your risk of developing eye infections. Read More 

3 Tips For Managing Gestational Diabetes

When you're pregnant, your doctor will recommend that you take a number of different tests to ensure that you are healthy and that the baby is developing normally. Many of them are blood tests, but the test for gestational diabetes will probably stand out. That's because it's the test that requires you to drink a syrupy, sickly sweet drink and then wait around for an hour or more before you can have your blood drawn. Read More 

The Parents’ Guide To Childhood Fractures

As you and your spouse watch your infant crawl across the floor, you have visions of your child one day riding a bike, playing with the neighborhood kids, and participating in school sports. Then it dawns on you that all of these activities come with the risk of broken bones. Kids are resilient and they bounce back quickly from injury. Learn what to expect if your child breaks a bone and continue imagining them being an active kid. Read More 

Pediatric Glaucoma: What Parents Need To Know

If a doctor tells you that your child has glaucoma, you may think you understand the disease. However, the signs, symptoms, and treatments for glaucoma in children is different than that in adults. So, while parents may be familiar with glaucoma in an elderly loved ones, they need to understand the disease as it affects children and the options available for treatment.  Symptoms Of Pediatric Glaucoma Glaucoma in children may occur due to heredity or a lack of development in the eye's drainage system before birth. Read More 

Major Signs Showing You Need Alcohol Rehabilitation

Even if you feel normal, you may have an alcohol addiction and not know it. Some people don't realize they have the addiction until someone else points it out for them. Most people think if they see someone going to the bar every night, they are an alcoholic. However, there are more serious signs to watch for than just that. Planning The Day Around Drinking If someone finds themselves making excuses to not go to a family barbecue, go out with friends at a certain time, or to other activities, to just sit home and drink, they more than likely have an addiction. Read More