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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.

  • Doctor Spotlight: Ahad Mahootchi, M.D.

    Tampa Bay area Cataract Surgeon Dr. Ahad Mahootchi feels rewarded every day at his ophthalmology practice in Zephyrhills Florida.

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  • Blepharoplasty (Asian Eyes)

    They say the window to the soul is the eyes. It is the most intimate way we take in the world around us. It is one of the first things people notice about you. It is definitely understandable if you want to change the appearance of your eyes for aesthetic or functional reasons.

  • Vaser® Hi Def Liposculpture

    At the beginning of the New Year, many people choose to adopt healthier lifestyles in order to reach a newly desired slim appearance. Sometimes though, even altering diet and exercise habits isn’t enough to rid your body of stubborn fat. When diet and exercise can’t succeed in achieving an ideal appearance, VASER Liposuction can help patients shed unwanted fatty areas.