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OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay

OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay Real-time optical coherence tomography-guided femtosecond laser technology increased safety and accuracy of the Kamra corneal inlay in patients with history of LASIK, according to a study. “An important advantage is that femtosecond laser pulse can be … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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CT scan installed at Ndola Central

CT scan installed at Ndola Central THE installation of the US$ 1 million state-of-the-art computerised tomography (CT) scan machine at Ndola Central Hospital (NCH) has been completed and the equipment is expected to start operating by next week. Meanwhile, works to install the … Full News here – Read more on Zambia Daily Mail

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Kids with head trauma don't always need CT scans

Kids with head trauma don't always need CT scans CT scans should not automatically be given to children who come into the emergency room with head trauma—especially if they are at low risk for significant brain injury—experts say. Although computed tomography (CT) scans are the standard way to … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Elderly sports fanatic credits free bowel cancer screen testing with saving

Elderly sports fanatic credits free bowel cancer screen testing with saving … “After a second test again proved positive for blood, I was given an appointment for a colonoscopy where a camera is used to determine if there is any cause for alarm on the wall of the large bowel. “Sad to say there was […]

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Braverman Eye Center Now Offers Painless and Quick Cataract Surgery in Fort

Braverman Eye Center Now Offers Painless and Quick Cataract Surgery in Fort … Braverman Eye Center is considered as one of the first choices when it comes to performing LASIK in Miami. Their LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) surgery is popular and successful in regaining the lost good, uncorrected vision of patients … Full […]

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Seattle Seahawks 2014 Training Camp Profile: Jermaine Kearse

Seattle Seahawks 2014 Training Camp Profile: Jermaine Kearse Following a fairly unproductive rookie season, he decided to have LASIK eye surgery to improve his vision. The following preseason (2013) Kearse looked like a new man. He appeared to be in the best shape of his short career, and was tracking the ball … Full News here […]

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One stop shop for eye care

One stop shop for eye care Dr. Pepose introduced lasik surgery to St. Louis in 1988. According to the walls inside Pepose Vision Institute, that was only the beginning. The medical director says their customized care helps make many patients walk out feeling like they have 20/20 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Deep Throat: What Maimonides Teaches Us About Our Obsession with Jamie

Deep Throat: What Maimonides Teaches Us About Our Obsession with Jamie … That public figures tend to raise awareness of any situation involving public health-related issues, however embarrassing, is hard to condemn and often warrants praise; from Rock Hudson's HIV admission to Katie Couric's televised colonoscopy. JP Morgan … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hidden Medicare changes in Federal Budget: Medical scans could cost you up

Hidden Medicare changes in Federal Budget: Medical scans could cost you up … Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association CEO Pattie Beerens says this means general patients should have to pay $ 90 upfront for an x-ray, $ 380 for a CAT scan, up to $ 160 for a mammogram and up to $ 190 for an […]

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IPS officers Anurag Sharma, JV Ramudu under CAT scan

IPS officers Anurag Sharma, JV Ramudu under CAT scan Hyderabad: Two senior IPS officers on Friday moved the Hyderabad Bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal challenging the appointments of J.V. Ramudu as in-charge DGP of Andhra Pradesh and Anurag Sharma as in-charge DGP of Telangana. Full News here – Read more on Deccan Chronicle

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Colon Cancer Screening May Benefit Elderly

Colon Cancer Screening May Benefit Elderly Frank van Hees, MSc, of the Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, the Netherlands, and colleagues showed that in healthy unscreened patients colonoscopy can be cost-effective until age 83, sigmoidoscopy until age 84, and fecal … Full News here – Read more on Cancer Network

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Appreciates VA Hospital

Appreciates VA Hospital On June 8, I had my second experience of the dreaded colonoscopy. The preparation is unpleasant, of course, but the actual experience from valet parking (temporarily not in any condition for walking or waiting for the faithful shuttle service), check … Full News here – Read more on The Transylvania Times

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BBH to have facility of CT Scan in 3 months

BBH to have facility of CT Scan in 3 months The Punjab health department has placed order for a 16-slice CT Scan to a supplier directing the firm to install and make the equipment operational within 90 days, said BBH Chief Dr. Asif Qadir Mir while talking to 'The News' on Saturday. He added that … […]

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Seeing signs easier for Josh Zeid after surgery

Seeing signs easier for Josh Zeid after surgery Josh Zeid once had trouble seeing the signs from the catcher, but that is no longer an issue since he has had Lasik surgery. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle). Astros reliever Josh Zeid used to need special treatment on the mound. There was no reason to … Full News here […]

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CT scan can detect arterial calcium

CT scan can detect arterial calcium Last winter, he underwent a special CT scan that would measure the calcium in his coronary arteries – an indication of hardened, calcified plaque. Cardiologists caution that this scan is not for most people, only for those whose risk of heart disease … Full News here – Read more […]

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