It's been just over a year since I had refractive eye surgery. I have enjoyed it so much, and I wonder why I didn't do it sooner. It's been great not having to wear my contacts or glasses. I love waking up and being able to see! I do have Dry Eye Syndrome, which I had before the surgery as well. I just put some prescriptive drops in my eyes each day to keep my eyes comfortable and healthy. I have noticed here lately, though, that despite my drops, my eyes feel even drier. However, this was no shock to my doctor. As it turns out, my pregnancy not only causes a long list of discomforts, but it also can cause vision problems. During pregnancy, hormone levels rise, causing some dramatic changes in a woman's body. My doctor told me about some of the potential eye issues that could arise. Those issues include dry eye (already have it), blurry vision, less tolerance of contact lenses and a change in refraction, which would require a different prescription for corrective ...
The TMJ Association, Ltd. has released the results of an extensive survey they conduceted with 1,511 people living with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD). The goal for this survey was, “...to provide patients, providers, and scientists with a fuller understanding of these conditions - who experiences them, and the treatments being recommended to TMJ patients and whether these treatments help them.” TMJD, as defined by a 1996 National Institutes of Health Technology Assessment Conference on Managing Temporomandibular Disorders , is “a collection of medical and dental conditions affecting the joint and muscles of mastication, as well as contiguous tissue components.” It is thought that as many as 10 to 36 million adult Americans are affected by TMJD. Survey Results
Demographics: Survey participants were 90 percent women; 96 percent were non-Hispanic white; average age was 40.8; 70 percent were employed; 79 percent had some college or...
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