27 March 2015
While 3D mammography use is currently limited, this technology is expected to quickly become the gold standard for detecting breast cancer across the country. That's due to the fact that 3D mammography not only helps better detect cancer, but can also help reduce the incidence of false positives that lead to unnecessary biopsies and return visits for further testing. Here is more information on how 3D mammography technology is expected to revolutionize the way women are screened for breast cancer and how it can help you.
20 March 2015
Hearing loss can happen at any time from birth to advanced old age. One way to correct the loss is to have a custom hearing aid built to electronically amplify the sounds around you so you can hear them better. Here is how a custom hearing aid is made. Getting a Prescription You will need to visit an audiologist to determine how much hearing loss you have suffered. The audiologist will use an audiometer to precisely measure your hearing loss so they can order a hearing aid to be custom-made to address your specific condition.
19 March 2015
If you can't see as well as you used to and you can't figure out why, it's time to get your vision inspected. There are a couple of different vision problems that people deal with on a daily basis and never get treatment because they don't know that there is a serious problem. You could be dealing with computer vision syndrome, or you could have defective cataracts. Computer Vision Syndrome
19 March 2015
When normal daily activities, such as carrying groceries in from the car, cause you to be out of breath, you may be seeing symptoms of asthma. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 18 million people in the U.S. have asthma. The symptoms often start out gradually, but can become severe enough that simply walking across a room is a challenge. Learn how to spot the signs of asthma, and see your family doctor before this disease takes your breath away.
13 March 2015
If you're a physician looking to expand the ways you can provide excellent care to your patients, one of the areas you should examine is including medical imaging in your practice. Having access to your own imaging equipment can speed up the diagnostic process as well as guarantee that the quality of the images always meets your standards. The cost of the equipment, however, can be a significant impediment to achieving this goal.