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The Skinny on Anti-Obesity Medications
The FDA has approved several medications that can be used to treat obesity. Through seeing patients for weight management, I have come to realize that there is not a lot of information out there on the options and misunderstandings are frequent. In this article, I will highlight selected anti-obesity medications and discuss the pros and cons of each. However,...
Dermal fillers FAQ
If you’re interested in getting dermal fillers, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I’ll reviews exactly what you need to know about dermal fillers, including how they works and what to expect during treatment. What are dermal fillers? Dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse are substances that are used to restore volume...
Carrot Eyewear Review
As an optometrist, I love educating patients on the importance of eye health and wellness. This includes yearly comprehensive eye exams, safe contact lens wear, and the importance of UV and harmful blue light eye protection. I was intrigued by Carrot Eyewear because it was created by Dr. Jennifer Tsai, an optometrist who understands the importance of protecting your eyes...
Soybean’s Impact on Heath - Here's What You Need To Know
Of all the foods available in the modern American diet, soybeans may stand supreme for its versatile application in different dishes. Almost everyone, from the strictest vegan to the meat-loving omnivore, finds use and delight in this little plant product packed with protein. Despite its popularity, several myths have arisen surrounding its effect on the human body....
My Personal Top 5 Natural Stress Relievers
It seems like the older I get, the more stressed out I become. When I was a kid, I thought I had problems. In high school, the world nearly ended when a girl I like publicly rejected me. And then, in my 20s, I started learning about anxiety. And the most important thing I learned is that...
The Pros and Cons of Acupressure Mats
With many individuals seeking alternative methods for pain relief, tools such as acupressure mats are increasing in popularity. As with all things healthcare, there are many pain relief options to consider. This makes it difficult to know which products and treatments are most beneficial. As an occupational therapist, I’ll highlight what you need to know about acupressure mats, including...
Top Travel Pants
Pants, slacks, trousers, pantalonés. Whatever you want to call them - whether you’re a guy, gal, or somewhere in between - we all wear pants. Well, I’m confident in saying we’ve all at least tried on a pair of pants at some point in time! If you haven’t noticed there’s been a new trend in trousers, “travel” pants. Move over Dockers,...
Finding EyeStyle with Transitions Style Colors & Style Mirrors
Did you know that Transitions light-intelligent lenses come in more color options than ever before? As the winner of the 2018 Transitions Brand Ambassador award, I’m going to share with you the latest releases from Transitions Optical: Style Colors and Style Mirrors! First, what are Transitions lenses? Transitions Optical is the leading provider of photochromic (light-adaptive) lenses worldwide. Transitions lenses go...
3 Types of Eye Makeup That Can Damage Your Eyes!
If you wear eye makeup, you could be doing damage to your eyes without even realizing it! Your eyes have a delicate balance of tears that rest on the surface. Therefore, old makeup, or the improper placement of makeup, can result in dryness, irritation or an infection. With this in...
Glasses Style Meets Function with Transitions Lenses
Do you ever have trouble finding glasses that compliment your personal style? Need some advice? Below, Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optician and fellow Transitions Change agent, Daniel Brunson, on maximizing eyewear style and function with Transitions lenses! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/u-mQ5HcCZUg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Dr. Corte: My name is Dr. Ryan Corte and...