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2 Things Your Feet Would Tell You If They Could

Your feet often suffer a lot of abuse on a daily basis. Some of the most surprising things can cause your feet to feel achy and sore. From not eating right to wearing the wrong kind of shoes, you can actually do serious damage to your feet. In fact, there are a couple of things your feet would tell you if they could talk, things that would help make your feet healthier. Read More 

5 Things You Need To Know About Ocular Melanoma

Melanoma is often thought of as a skin cancer, but it can affect other parts of your body, too. Melanoma affects the melanocytes, cells that produce pigment. These cells are found in your skin, but they're also found in your uvea, a portion of your eye that contains your iris. Melanoma that forms in the uvea is known as ocular melanoma or melanoma of the eye. Here are five things you need to know about it. Read More 

Pediatric Optometry Problems: Three Steps To Avoiding Summer Eye Damage

It's summer time, school is out and all your kids want to do is head outside and play. While you know you have to slip, slop, slap on the sunscreen to keep their delicate skin from getting burned, what precautions are you taking to protect their eyes? Following these three tips will help to make sure your child does not suffer permanent vision loss because of damage caused by being outside. Read More 

Will Your Tattoo Removal Treatment Be Successful?

As novelist David Foster Wallace once famously said, "'Act in Haste, Repent at Leisure' would seem to have been almost custom-designed for the case of tattoos." If you're now regretting a youthful or spur of the moment tattoo, you may be wondering about your tattoo removal options. Although technology has led to several types of highly effective tattoo removal, the odds of success in your specific case may vary based on a variety of factors. Read More 

Unwanted Growth: 4 Types Of Cysts Treated At Walk In Clinics

Cysts may only be a minor inconvenience at first, but given enough time, many develop into a worrisome lump. Furthermore, cysts can appear anywhere on your body from the surface of the skin on your face to deep within the joints on your limbs. No matter the size or location of the cyst, they all share the same factor, the risk of infection and other complications if left untreated. Luckily, you can have most cysts treated right at the walk in clinic after a brief examination. Read More