Clinical Trials in Vision Research

By Lisa Fulghum, Research Studies Coordinator, Carolina Eye Associates Clinical research studies find new ways to understand, treat or prevent eye disease and vision loss. These studies in vision research…

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Ask The Expert – Dementia

My dad has been diagnosed with dementia for the past 4 years. He has always had a strong work ethic and spent most of his adult life as a plumber.…

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Prevention is the Best Medicine

Ravikant Varanasi, MD, AGAF Pinehurst Medical Clinic Gastroenterology If you had about a 5% chance of developing a potentially fatal disease, wouldn’t you want to do something about it? Colorectal…

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Ask The Expert

My mom has been helping to care for my dad for the past 6 years. She has always done a great job. With the restrictions COVID has brought, she has…

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Ask The Expert

My husband has had Alzheimer’s for about 6 years now and his memory has gotten much worse. We have younger grandchildren and when they come to visit, he is having…

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Strength, Balance & Fall Prevention

One of the greatest fears related to aging is falling. Balance plays a huge role not only in helping a client avoid falls but also in instilling confidence in clients…

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Ask The Expert: Kate Pomplum

During a recent telehealth meeting, my doctor noticed that my stress level has increased while caring for my husband who has dementia. She mentioned looking into respite care for him,…

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