If you have been having trouble with your vision and your doctor has mentioned “cataracts”, you are not alone. Cataract surgery is one of the most common eye health issues. Here is all what you need to know. READ MORE.
A knee replacement surgery is a huge step. To make this process easier, HPFY is here with ten must-haves before and after knee replacement surgery. READ MORE.
A gallbladder surgery called cholecystectomy is a common medical procedure. The gallbladder is removed if someone has painful gallstones. These are small-sized stones that form in the gallbladder due to an imbalance in the substances that make up bile. These stones do not often show any symptoms. Still, they may end up blocking the flow of bile and cause irritation in the gallbladder, known as acute cholecystitis, or in the pancreas, known as acute pancreatitis.
Laparoscopic surgery requires about 4 very small incisions, about half inches in size. Because these incisions are small, healing time is improved. Traditional surgery or open surgical procedure typically requires a larger incision to allow visualization of the abdominal cavity. These types of surgeries cut more tissue, requiring a longer healing time. Many types of surgeries can be done laparoscopically.
A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the uterus. It can include other surrounding parts of the reproductive organs, such as the cervix, the ovaries (oophorectomy), and the fallopian tubes (salpingectomy). Read more to learn how to prepare for a hysterectomy.
Robotic surgery is performed by human surgeons only with the assistance of technologically advanced equipment. This type of surgery allows doctors to operate with far more precision, flexibility, and control than with conventional surgical techniques, not to mention that robotic surgery is usually performed with smaller, minimally invasive incisions.
Salt is a necessary evil. While many often point out too much salt can be detrimental to one's health, it also has the properties of preventing bacteria from growing. But why are we talking about salt? READ MORE.
Choosing the right baby formula is a big deal for parents because it directly affects the health and well-being of their little ones. Find out how to find the best baby formula for your child’s growth and development.
Pain makes your life an uphill battle. While there are many ways to curb pain temporarily, including the use of NSAIDs, if you are averse to steroids or need a rather safe option to relieve muscle tension and pain, therapeutic ultrasound may be the way for you. READ MORE.
If you’ve been having stomach problems lately, such as severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, or hemorrhoids, it might be the early signs of Gastrointestinal Disease. READ MORE.