• Blood Tests Physicians May Recommend Prior To Knee Surgery

    Before undergoing orthopedic procedures such as robotic-assisted knee surgery or hip replacement surgery, your physician may recommend that you get some important blood tests. This is to help ensure that you are healthy enough to withstand the procedure and to determine if you have any pre-existing conditions that might place you at high risk for surgery. In addition to blood analysis, your doctor may also recommend other lab services such as fluid analysis to see if your knee joint fluid contains any harmful microorganisms.

  • Signs A Pair Of Scrubs Is High-Quality

    Scrubs all look very similar—that is kind of the point. However, there are definitely scrubs that are better made and a higher quality than other scrubs. If you want your scrubs to last, be comfortable to wear, and to not require extensive maintenance or really careful washing, then you need to pay close attention. Here are some signs that a pair of scrubs is high-quality. Thicker material with some elasticity.

  • What To Expect From Your Upper Endoscopy Appointment

    If you suffer from heartburn, stomach pain, or other symptoms of issues with the upper GI tract, then your doctor will likely refer you to a gastroenterologist for an upper endoscopy. This procedure involves inserting a flexible camera tool down your throat, through your esophagus, and into your stomach, generating images of the digestive tract along the way. Initially, you may find the idea of this testing a little intimidating, but once you know what to expect, you should be able to relax a little.

  • Eye Care For Your Child

    Whether you have your children covered through CHP Vision or another program, there are things you are going to want to make sure you do to ensure that you are helping your child to have the best vision possible. Here are some of the things you are going to want to make sure you keep in mind when it comes to the vision care of your child. Pay attention to the signs of vision issues

  • 6 Tips for Recovering From Laser Eye Surgery

    If you don't want to wear glasses or contacts anymore, you have the option of getting laser eye surgery. The procedure can correct several different vision problems, including nearsightedness and farsightedness, and is considered very safe. However, it is still a surgical procedure and your body needs time to recover. Here are a few ways to ensure a fast recovery. Don't Rub Your Eyes After laser eye surgery, your eyes may itch a little.