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2013-10-08 23:29:06

In September, 2013, Dr. Casey Mathys, Cornea and Refractive Surgeon at Christenbury Eye Center, traveled to Honduras on a mission trip through the ECHO Foundation to provide cataract surgeries to 30 patients in need. The mission took place at the Lions Eye Hospital Fraternidad in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 In September, 2013, Dr. Casey Mathys, Cornea and Refractive Surgeon at Christenbury Eye Center, traveled to Honduras on a mission trip...

2013-07-30 23:33:07

Knee surgeries can be very intimidating and because of this many people suffer with knee pain much longer than they should. A patient that recently underwent a bilateral partial knee resurfacing shares his story about beating knee pain in both knees. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 There is not many people that can say they had both of their knees resurfaced back-to-back and are up dancing within weeks of recovery. However, a patient of The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers (FKOC),...

2013-06-12 23:14:52

Occurrences of failed back surgeries are on the rise with more surgeries being performed in the US each year. The Bonati Institute has assessed its findings over the past year and has seen an increase in patient visits. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Post-Laminectomy Syndrome, also called Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) has become an epidemic for patients with back pain across the country. Failed Back Surgery Syndrome is a generalized term often used to describe the condition of...

2013-04-08 23:00:59

Surgeries without knives are making recovery processes easier and allowing patients unfit for the trauma of surgery to receive life-saving treatments. In his latest article, “No Knife Operations: The Next Generation of Surgeries,” Console explores the impact of these new medical technologies on the course of patients´ recovery and examines the implications for the future of medicine. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Surgeries without knives are making recovery processes...

2012-08-01 15:02:49

Hospital for Special Surgery orthopedists encourage early referrals to improve outcomes Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed. A study in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers aims to raise awareness of this type of surgery among health care providers. In recent years, great strides...

2012-04-18 12:37:33

Spinal surgeries at UCSF much more successful than reflected in public reported statistics The odds that someone undergoing spinal surgery at a particular hospital will have to be readmitted to the same hospital within 30 days is an important measure of the quality of care patients receive. That's because these "hospital readmission rates" often reflect problems like hospital-acquired infections or complications from surgery. Now a new study by doctors in the departments of neurological...

'Chinplants' Becoming Big Business For Plastic Surgeons
2012-04-16 13:48:11

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today released new statistics showing a major rise in chin augmentation surgeries. The fastest growing plastic surgery trend across all demographics, chin augmentation has grown faster than breast augmentation, Botox, and liposuction combined in 2011. The plastic surgery procedure saw an increase among men and women alike, as well as all patients over the age of 20. Patients aged 40 and over had more chin augmentations than their younger...

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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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