2016

4 Important Things To Know Before Purchasing A Hearing Aid

Digital devices that assist the deaf and hard of hearing to better audibly identify the surroundings around them more clearly have been in existence for more than 100 years. Over time, home hearing devices have been adapted and improved upon, enabling those with impaired hearing to lead more independent lives, as well as enjoy experiences that were not available to them previously. External hearing aids can help to improve hearing, but you can't just expect to put a random hearing device in your ear and expect to get maximum results. Read More 

A Few Things To Know About Having Liposuction Under Your Chin

If you have extra fat under your chin that makes your face look chubby or that makes your neck look old and sagging, you may want to consider having liposuction. Liposuction can be done under your chin just like it can be done around your belly and hips to remove unwanted fat. When the fat is gone, your chin, neck, and jawline will look younger and firmer. Here are a few things to know. Read More 

How To Diagnose a Latex Allergy With The Skin Prick Test

People with latex allergy have a severe reaction when they come in contact with the material. Common symptoms include chest tightness, shortness of breath, nausea, sneezing, flushing, itching, hives, swelling, wheezing, coughing, dizziness, runny nose, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and chest tightness. Many people do not know they have the condition until after having a reaction. The cause of the allergy is unknown. However, people who work with the material are more likely to develop the allergy. Read More 

Does Your Child Have A Persistent Runny Nose Or Rash? It Is Time To Have Allergy Testing Done

If your child has a runny nose, swollen eyes, or a rash that seems to never go away, it may be more than a cold. If you notice that he or she exhibits these same symptoms at a certain time of the year, after being outside, or after eating specific foods, it is probably allergies. While you could give the kid antihistamines to reduce or get rid of the symptoms, it is better to know what the allergies are and to avoid them as much as possible. Read More 

Getting Rid of Your Glasses: What You Should Know About Your First Pair of Contacts

If you are a young person who just decided to wear contact lenses, it's important to know what to expect. You must keep your lenses clean. Most eye doctors recommend daily disposable contact lenses for anyone who is young and inexperienced with contacts. While contact lenses can give you freedom from glasses, knowing what to do in an emergency is necessary. If your contact rips or falls on the floor, or if you fall asleep in your lenses, you need to know what to do. Read More