Obstetric Cholestasis During Pregnancy: Everything You Need To Know

Obstetric cholestasis is also sometimes called intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). In the United States, approximately seven out of every thousand pregnant women are affected by this liver disorder annually. The cause of the disorder is currently unknown, but it usually occurs during the last trimester, though it can occur before that time. What is Obstetric Cholestasis? The liver is responsible for making the dark green to yellow fluid called bile. Read More 

Cataract Surgery? 4 Things You Can Do To Ensure A Speedy And Uneventful Recovery

Recovering from cataract surgery usually doesn't take very long, and it normally isn't that painful. Other than some soreness for a day or two after the surgery, you should feel fine. In fact, you can return to most of your normal activities as long as you feel like you can do them without placing strain or undo pressure on your eyes. Your doctor, such as from Tri State Ophthalmology, will give you a complete list of the activities you should avoid after surgery. Read More 

Maximizing Laser Body Sculpting Results After A Male Chest Fat Procedure

Laser body sculpting has emerged as a brilliant new alternative to traditional liposuction. Through this procedure, a targeted beam of energy kills fat cells beneath the skin. The minimally-invasive procedure is done on an outpatient basis and requires limited recovery time. For men seeking to have fat removed from their chests, the procedure may be preferable to "all out" surgery. It is suggested men take a few extra post-procedure diet and exercise steps are advised to ensure maximize results. Read More 

3 Questions To Ask Potential Pediatricians Before Choosing One

Because your pediatrician will play such an important role in your little one's life as they age, it's important to schedule consultations with a few potential service providers before choosing which one to work with long-term. Make a list of questions and concerns to bring along with you to your consultations so nothing important is overlooked when getting to know each pediatrician. The following important questions will help get your list started: Read More 

A Guide for Outdoor Allergy Sufferers & Contact Wearers

As an allergy sufferer, wearing contact lenses is not quite as easy as it is for your non-allergic friends. You have to worry about allergens getting trapped on your contact lenses and about the contacts irritating your eyes when they're already dry and watery from allergen exposure. But these challenges don't mean you can't wear contact lenses; you just have to be a bit more careful. Follow these tips to wear contacts more comfortably as an allergy sufferers. Read More