Fearing The Eye Exam? Reduce Your Fear By Understanding The Eye Exam Process

11 November 2015
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Your vision is important for completing ordinary tasks each day, so you may visit your eye doctor every few years to receive a new prescription for glasses or contacts. While checking your vision may seem like a simple task, numerous tools and equipment are necessary to check the underlying health of your eyes. Unfortunately, these specialized tools and testing supplies can induce fear in patients of all ages. Although important, the overwhelming look and misunderstanding of these ophthalmic instruments may prevent you and other patients from receiving important care. Read More 

Grab Bars: Two Questions Answered About This Bathroom Upgrade

31 August 2015
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The shower and bathtub are among the places that you may be at the most risk for experiencing a fall. To help mitigate this common threat, it is possible to install grab bars that you can hold onto while you are standing in the tub or shower. Yet, if you have only recently become concerned about falling in the shower, you may not be particularly well-informed about these bars. After having the following two routine questions about these handles answered, you should be in a stronger position to decide if these safety bars are right for your bathroom. Read More 

Tips For Choosing A Walker For Mobility Support

17 August 2015
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If mobility problems plague you, whether because of disability or neurological problems, you may find yourself in need of a walker for added support. If you and your doctor have decided that you need to invest in a walker, it's important that you choose one that's appropriately sized and durable enough for your needs. Here are some tips to help you pick the best one for your situation. Taking Necessary Measurements Read More 

Flying With Hearing Aids

5 August 2015
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Summer is here! If you're like many people, you may be thinking about leaving town on vacation soon. Traveling with a hearing aid is doable and doesn't have to be anxiety producing, if you know how to avoid problems. These tips will help you get ready to travel with a hearing aid, so that you can travel safely and without anxiety about your device. Coming Prepared Pack your extra set of batteries in your carry-on luggage in case you need access to your batteries after your bags have been checked. Read More 

How To Personalize Your Oxygen Concentrator

22 July 2015
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Whether you are working to become independent of your oxygen concentrator or you are planning on using it for the rest of your life in order to make breathing easier, you might feel awkward carrying the concentrator around. This can be frustrating because the oxygen concentrator is designed to increase your mobility by providing you with the amount of oxygen that you need to walk around easily without getting winded, but any embarrassment that you might feel could keep you from going out and enjoying yourself. Read More