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Orthopedic Advice From an Ophthalmologist
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Orthopedic Advice From an Ophthalmologist

“And Now for Something Completely Different”      In today’s newsletter, I will write about a topic entirely unrelated to eye health, yet an issue I have become all too familiar with over the years, joint replacement surgery.  The advice I am giving in this article is strictly my opinion based on my own experiences…

Too Many Ills, Too Many Pills, Too Many Bills
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Too Many Ills, Too Many Pills, Too Many Bills

May is a special month for me. My birthday and wedding anniversary are both in May. May is also the month I graduated from medical school. That was 38 years ago, and a lot has changed. New advances in technology, treatments, surgical techniques, and much greater knowledge of diseases have dominated the headlines.

How Doctors Think About COVID
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How Doctors Think About COVID

   We are about a year into this pandemic and one thing is perfectly clear.  The main feature of this virus is confusion!  Should we wear a mask?  Should we open schools?  Why are bars open but churches closed?  On and on and on.  Unfortunately, there has been a tremendous disconnect between how doctors think about the virus and putting a public policy in place.  Most of the time, the two do not sync up very well.  In this article, I am going to try and explain how doctors think about viruses and let you conclude what is and isn’t reasonable.