Lately I have been thinking about ‘heaven on earth’ and I am wondering how many of us really truly believe this to be a possibility. We say things like, “We want to transform,” and “The world can become a place of joy and abundance and possibility for all.” But do we believe it? Do we truly believe it? What if it were true? What would we do then? What if…
Hello, my name is Yelena and I’m a Certified Registered Dental Hygienist at KR Perio. As a dental hygienist, I not only provide dental treatment but educate our patients on how to maintain dental health and prevent dental maladies. I see myself as a detective and an assassin. Although it may seem funny, it is a perfect comparison to what we do for our patients every day.
Time was running out for young Adanelie Gonzalez, a four-year-old patient at Miami Children’s Hospital who had been born with a serious heart condition, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). Even after two complex open-heart surgeries and multiple cardiac catheterizations, she would tell her parents, “I just can’t breathe.”
Glaucoma is a condition that affects the optic nerve in the eye and is caused by pressure building up inside the eye, resulting in the damage. In most cases, the condition is hereditary. If the pressure is not treated by an ophthalmologist in a timely manner, it will eventually result in total blindness of the eye within a matter of a few years.
Often we take our sight for granted. Many diseases and disorders that can cause loss of vision, if caught early in their development, are treatable. Regular eye exams with a trained Ophthalmologist or a Doctor of Optometry are the keys to keeping your eyes healthy and ensuring that problems are diagnosed quickly. Make regular eye exams a habit.