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  • Infographic: Baby Boomers Turn 50 Facts and Tips

    By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

  • Top 3 Signs You Have a Dry Eye Problem

    Dry Eye Picture - LocateADoc.comDry eye condition affects both eyes and is a common syndrome that causes eye irritation in people over the age of 65. Here are the top three signs which may suggest you have dry eye syndrome:

  • LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

    It’s a common question that anyone with glasses or contact lenses considers; should I get LASIK? The question often comes down to how safe and costly LASIK surgery is. When compared to wearing contact lenses, there are some surprising cost and safety benefits to choosing LASIK over contact lenses.

  • New LocateADoc Advisory Board Member: Konrad Filutowski, M.D.

    Konrad Filutowski, M.D.Konrad Filutowski, M.D., Founder, Chief Surgeon and Medical Director, Filutowski Cataract & LASIK Institute, Orlando/Lake Mary/Daytona, FL. Dr. Filutowski received his medical degree from Columbia College, NY. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

  • Keratoconus Treatment Options

    Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease, which causes a thinning of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye. As kertoconus progresses, the quality of the patients vision deteriorates.

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  • Photo of myths of lasik LocateADoc

    Have you considered LASIK eye surgery but been put off by rumors of pain, excessive cost, or unreliable results? Perhaps it’s time to examine the decision more closely and sort out what is myth and what is truth regarding this increasingly popular vision correction surgery.

  • Photo of brow lift antiaging LocateADoc

    Have you looked in the mirror lately and noticed that time seems to be creeping up on you, though you can’t pinpoint where? Many of the most common and evident signs of aging can be traced to target areas in the forehead and brow region. Thus, many plastic surgeons may recommend brow lifts as one of the cosmetic facial procedures most likely to rejuvenate the main signs of aging in a patient. What does this procedure entail, and how can it lift some of the years off your face?