If you were watching News Center 16’s meteorologist Mike Hoffman coughing his way through his forecasts last week you know he wasn't feeling well. So this week Mike made the surgical leap to do something about his persistent sinus infections and underwent a safe, less invasive procedure called Baloon Sinuplasty.
ACL injuries have increased 400-percent among teens and adolescents in the last ten years, but it may come as a surprise that they are also on the rise in the baby boomer generation as well. To make sure patients do not have to pay out-of-pocket to fix the injury, doctors are using a new tool to prove that surgery works in order to continue providing coverage when new health care laws are put in place.
Millions of people are made miserable by dry eye disease, and with a variety of causes comes a variety of solutions like medications, eye drops and ointments, all of which strive to give patients a little relief. Now there is a new eye-opening option for dry eye sufferers called Lipiflow that only takes a few minutes.