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2014-04-20 23:02:12

Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. “Many patients with ocular allergies may not even be...

2014-04-17 23:08:30

Board certified ENT Surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati has found that this spring allergy season is in full swing, and many patients are looking for long-term relief from their sinus disease. Balloon sinus dilation seems to be the solution many people are looking for and is now available at his Orange County practice. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, many of which are seasonal. Springtime is notorious for flaring up allergy...

2014-04-11 12:24:03

VIENNA, Va., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading nonprofit patient education organization, applauds its many volunteers and advocates who dedicate their time, expertise and passion to help people with allergies and asthma. "Asthma and allergies disrupt the lives of 50 million Americans," says Tonya Winders, AANMA President and CEO. "Our successful grassroots efforts...

2014-04-10 23:27:01

Dr. Ashraf, medical director at Atlanta Vision Institute, now offers allergy testing in his offices to identify the underlying cause of common eye ailments including dry eyes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Atlanta Vision Institute, specializing in LASIK surgery in Atlanta, is offering allergy testing services at all of its office locations. Ocular allergies can be caused by a number of irritants but symptoms often mimic those of other more serious eye diseases. By offering allergy...

2014-03-31 23:02:35

Spring is in the air and as flowers bloom, so will seasonal allergies. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Each year, more than 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies and reactions to pollen, a condition called hay fever. Although most of those with allergies developed them in childhood or early adulthood, many people can and do develop them later in life. The common symptoms are itchy and red eyes, runny nose, headaches, sneezing, congestion, and coughing. Many suffer from...

2014-03-31 08:29:31

New Spring Allergy Capitals Report is a Reminder that Sneezin' Season is Already Here Despite a Winter that Won't Give Up WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So much for "out like a lamb" this March. Polar vortexes, blizzard bombs, Arctic leaking, weather whiplash. All of these terms have been used recently to explain colder-than-usual temperatures and lingering winter conditions nationwide, even though the vernal equinox - the first day of spring - has already arrived. But...

2014-03-25 23:36:51

MeMD, a leading telemedicine provider, is offering a discount on online medical consultations for patients suffering from seasonal allergies, now through April 10. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Provider of innovative and convenient telehealth solutions, MeMD, is currently hosting a promotion for consumers suffering from seasonal allergies. March 20th officially marked the beginning of spring, and with the change of the seasons comes the start of spring allergies. MeMD is offering...

2014-03-12 20:24:42

OuRX Pharmacy is Santa Monica and Greater L.A.'s #1 resource for allergen-free ophthalmic products LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye problems like dryness and infections are bad enough without having to deal with allergies to the preservatives used in most prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) eye products. That's way OurRX Pharmacy is happy to offer the best preservative free eye drops. The Santa Monica-based druggist provides outstanding personalized service that...

the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US
2014-03-05 11:18:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From the temperate climes of northern states to the sub-tropical environs of the southern states, Americans live in a wide range of ecosystems – all of which contain their own unique allergens. Despite this range of potential exposure, a new study from the National Institutes of Health has found that the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US – except for children younger than 5 years old....

2014-02-14 23:24:37

The Atlanta Vision Institute is now providing non-invasive simple testing for ocular allergies. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Atlanta Vision Institute, an Atlanta LASIK center specializing in the Intralase procedure, is now offering ocular allergy testing to patients. The testing is non-invasive and allows Dr. Ashraf, medical director at the Atlanta Vision Institute, to better identify the cause of and formulate treatment for common eye allergy symptoms. Ocular allergies,...