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Urology – Infertility: By Alexander Pastuszak M.D.

Urology – Infertility: By Alexander Pastuszak M.D.

Infertility is diagnosed after a couple has been trying to achieve pregnancy for a year with regular, unprotected intercourse. In up to 50% of cases, infertility is due to a male factor, the causes of which range from physical obstruction of sperm passage to genetic defects that affect sperm production. Male infertility can be considered […]

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Psychiatry – Anxiety Disorders: By Nikola Grujich M.D.

Psychiatry – Anxiety Disorders: By Nikola Grujich M.D.

Fear is a normal, adaptive psychological response to danger. In prehistoric times, if we saw a saber tooth tiger, fear would trigger our fight-or-flight response, which would lead to an appropriate reaction – RUN. However, when the barometer is set too low, things that do not actually pose a threat are perceived as dangerous and […]

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LASIK or PRK? Which is right for me? Animation.

LASIK, or “laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis,” is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery to treat myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. The goal of the treatment is to reshape the cornea to correct the refractive error of the eye. The cornea is the transparent dome-shaped structure in front of the eye. The cornea refracts light and […]

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Revolutionary scalpel-free surgery

Revolutionary scalpel-free surgery

For Tony Lightfoot, just trying to enjoy a muffin and coffee is a major challenge. He’s had essential tremor disorder for more than ten years. Quality of life has really taken a nosedive. And eating, my wife often has to feed me with a spoon, especially the last bit on the plate. But that could […]

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