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Styes: What’s on my eyelid?

Have you ever noticed a small, painful red lump on your eyelid before? Chances are, you had a stye. Like a pimple, styes are caused by bacteria that infect the oil glands on your skin. In this case, the oil glands on your eyelid called the meibomian glands. These painful lumps are generally harmless and may […]

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3 Common ENT Problems that could be Head & Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer will affect more than 55,000 American’s this year. Luckily, most head and neck cancers are not only preventable, they also show early warning signs. Remember the key to treating cancer is early detection. Premier Medical ENT physician, Dr. Brian Sullivan shared his thoughts on head and neck cancer, read his interview […]

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Eye Exams: The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

Your eyes can tell a lot about your health. Dr. Gregory Jackson with Premier Medical says that getting routine eye exams not only can help correct vision problems, it can also find chronic systemic diseases like diabetes. This is why it’s so important to get regular eye exams, no matter how old you are or […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cataracts

Cataracts

Is your vision not as clear as it used to be? If things look blurry or hazy, cataracts could be to blame. Even though cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision loss in adults 40+, most adults are unaware of the condition and the factors that put their sight at risk. Cataracts, […]

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Allergy Testing: Blood Test vs Skin Test

Ever wonder what’s causing your allergy symptoms; could it be the changing of the seasons or the peanuts you ate? Not knowing what you’re allergic to can be both dangerous and bothersome. Luckily, allergy testing is more accurate and convenient than ever before. So, why muddle through another year of allergies when you could know […]

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4 Ways to Live Well in 2017

45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but not many stick to them. This year, Premier Medical wants to encourage you to stick to one resolution – live well. Here are four ways Premier Medical can help you live well in 2017. Eye Exam The most important thing you can do in 2017, is schedule […]

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4 Ways to Hear the Sounds of the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of year! With holiday cheer cropping up on every corner, it’s hard to ignore the sounds of the holidays, unless you have hearing loss. People with hearing loss can sometimes fill lost in the noise of the season. Attending holiday parties and family gatherings can be challenging listening situations. This […]

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Does Dry Weather Affect Your Sinuses?

Are you enjoying the current Indian Summer? Although the lower humidity feels great, it can take a toll on your sinuses. Dry, warm air can cause watery eyes, a dry throat, respiratory problems, or congestion. Dr. Swain says, “If you file these symptoms under ‘allergy season,’ you may be surprised to find you could have […]

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Food Allergies: How to Have an Allergy-Proof Halloween

Halloween can be a scary time of year for kids. But, if you’re a parent of a child with food allergies, the scariest part is the holiday treats. Whether it’s baked goods or the candy loot brought in from trick-or-treating, food is a large part of Halloween. Sadly, kids who have food allergies often can’t […]

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12 Dos and Don’ts for Contact Wearers

Contacts offer many of us with less than perfect vision the ability to put away our glasses. But with this new found freedom, comes responsibility. More than 40 percent of the 30 million Americans who wear contact lenses, do not properly care for their contacts. Before you say, “so what?” Poor hygiene and improper care […]

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