Benefits Of Opting For Sustained Release Cataract Surgery Steroids

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If you are facing cataract surgery, you may be given various options for the medications used during and after the procedure. One of the options you will face is the use of steroids. Steroids are used as a way of reducing inflammation in and around the surgical site. What may surprise you is when your doctor mentions the use of sustained release steroids as an option. Here are a few of the benefits to this type of release option and what you need to know about each benefit.…

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Get Those Spiders Off Your Legs

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Spider veins are blood vessels which are visible on the surface of the skin, usually on the legs. They can appear blue, purple, or red in color. The shape can resemble a spider, hence the name. They are usually harmless and painless.  However, for some, spider veins can cause symptoms such as throbbing, itching, and swelling. It is not known why some people develop spider veins and others don’t. Women are more likely to develop spider veins than men.…

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What Conditions Can Cause Tingling in the Hands and Feet?

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It’s fairly normal to experience tingling in a hand or foot after you sleep funny on that part or sit down in one position for a long time. But if you are experiencing frequent tingling in your extremities for seemingly no reason at all, you’re right to be more concerned. Here are a few conditions that could be causing your symptoms. Carpal Tunnel If the tingling is happening in your hands, there is a good chance it could be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, particularly if you spend a good portion of the day typing or making other repetitive motions with your hands.…

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