If you have just been diagnosed with cataracts, you may be thinking that surgery is the only option. However, the existence of cataracts does not necessarily mean that surgery is needed immediately, so it is important to understand your options before proceeding. Commonly associated...
By Dr. Kate Wagner, board-certified optometrist and partner at Elmquist Eye Group Southwest Florida is an ideal place to play, with weather that encourages outdoor sports all year long. While baseball and softball are associated with spring and summer in northern climates,...
Relieve back pain! Loosen tight muscles! Help with mobility in your joints! Lower your blood pressure! Increase balance! Yes, these are some of the reasons water fitness can be the fitness program for you. So what is water fitness? Water fitness...
Chiropractic care has become commonly seen as an integral part of athletic training and injury prevention.  In fact, approximately 90% of all professional athletes have incorporated chiropractic care into their health and wellness regimens.  Just about every professional sports...
Fireworks safety is key for protecting your eyes Every year, the Fourth of July is a terrible time to be on call for ophthalmology due to the high risk of potentially blinding eye injuries from fireworks. “During my residency, I worked at...
Fireworks safety is key for protecting your eyes Every year, the Fourth of July is a terrible time to be on call for ophthalmology due to the high risk of potentially blinding eye injuries from fireworks. “During my residency, I worked at...
Pulmonary Consultants of Southwest Florida has partnered with Lee County Emergency Management by offering applications to patients for the Special Needs Program — a backup hurricane evacuation plan that assigns individuals to one of three types of shelters. “Pulmonary Consultants...
Fireworks safety is key for protecting your eyes Every year, the Fourth of July is a terrible time to be on call for ophthalmology due to the high risk of potentially blinding eye injuries from fireworks. “During my residency, I worked at...
Florida is the sunshine state. That’s great for getting outdoors and on the water all year long. But the summer months with more daylight hours bring the greatest amount of the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation, particularly as rays reflect off water, cement...
Fireworks safety is key for protecting your eyes Every year, the Fourth of July is a terrible time to be on call for ophthalmology due to the high risk of potentially blinding eye injuries from fireworks. “During my residency, I worked at...