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Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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Can Primary Acquirec Melanosis with atypia be discovered during a routine eye exam? Mine was in 2/2015, 7 months postpartum, 19 months after prior eye check at optometry office.

Can Primary Acquirec Melanosis with  atypia be discovered during a routine eye exam? Mine was in 2/2015, 7 months postpartum, 19 months after prior eye check at optometry office.

Difficult diagnosis: You should be examined by an Eye specialist (ophthalmologist) than an optometrist. Only the former can do a detailed good examination to make such a rare diagnosis. I would not trust this diagnosis coming from an optometry office. Do not sit on it too long as there is some risk of melanoma in a situation like you are faced with. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Christopher Chong Dr. Chong
Obstetrics & Gynecology
36 years in practice
National Cheng Kung University College of Medicine
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Dr. Christopher Chong Dr. Chong
Obstetrics & Gynecology
36 years in practice
National Cheng Kung University College of Medicine
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What kind of service the office provides?

What kind of service the office provides?

Full Service Ob/Gyn: The office is a full service ob/gyn practice and provides care for high risk pregnancy, family planning, gyn cancer screening and urogynecology service that include corrective surgery for pelvic organs prolapse and urine incontinenc and problems of the mature women and consultation. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Ellis Dr. Ellis
Dermatology
15 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Are there special services your office offers?

Are there special services your office offers?

See list: There are many special services available in our office including: mohs surgery phototherapy iontophoresis microdermabrasion chemilal peels Botox juvaderm hair removal laser. ...Read more

Dr. Dale Rottman Dr. Rottman
Dentistry
years in practice
Marquette University School of Dentistry
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How well will in office whitening work?

How well will in office whitening work?

Depends on color: Generally in office treatment works best for whitening teeth, however the original color of the teeth is a factor. Yellow and brownish teeth whiten the easiest. Blue and grey shades or tetracycline stains are harder to whiten but still can be done. ...Read more

Dr. Christine Lee Dr. Lee
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
28 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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How do ophthalmology and optometry differ?

How do ophthalmology and optometry differ?

MD's vs. OD's: Ophthalmologists are eye MD's, or physicians, trained to diagnose and treat eye diseases, and perform eye surgeries if necessary. Optometrists are OD's, where they attend an optometry school to prescribe glasses, contact lens, and also diagnose and treat eye diseases. OD's are not allowed to perform surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Ernest Bordini Dr. Bordini
Clinical Psychology
28 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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Remedies for headaches - i'm at the office?

Remedies for headaches - i'm at the office?

No one answer: There is no one cure-all for headaches. It may depend on the type of headach. Many people use otc pain relievers for mild occasional headaches, but if it is more severe or recurrs a lot there can b risks of even otc meds and going to a neurologist to determine the cause of headache will lead to best treatment. Meds, caffeine withdrawal, muscle tension, vision problems etc must be considered. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Arbit Dr. Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
29 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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What can I expect at the physiatrist office?

What can I expect at the physiatrist office?

History and physical: A good physiatrist will take a good history and preform a comprehensive musculoskeletal examination. He /she should then look at your imaging studies (mris etc) and then o over a treatment plan with you and answer all of your questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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Is a colonoscopy normally done in an office?

Is a colonoscopy normally done in an office?

Outpatient procedure: It is commonly done in outpatient surgery area where there is monitoring equipment available as there is sue of sedation during the procedure, so patients need to be monitored for a couple of hours...Something not typically available in a doctors office. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh Dr. Beresh
Podiatry
37 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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How does optometry differ from ophthalmology?

How does optometry differ from ophthalmology?

See below: An ophthalmologist is an md who does his residency in eye disease and surgery. An optometrist is not an md but an od who does 4 years of optometry school. ...Read more

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Dr. Tod Haller Dr. Haller
Ophthalmology
12 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Dr. Dean Bonsall Dr. Bonsall
Ophthalmology - Pediatric
23 years in practice
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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What diffference between ophthalmology and optometry?

What diffference between ophthalmology and optometry?

MD vs OD: Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who graduate from medical school. They are trained in performing surgery on the eye. They complete 4 yrs of training after medical school. They can go on after that and complete 1-2 more years and subspecialize in one area of ophthalmology. Optometrists do NOT go to medical school and can not do surgery on the eye. They do 4 yrs of optom school after college. ...Read more

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani Dr. Somani
Dermatology
15 years in practice
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
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Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

ACMS website: Be certain to choose someone who has completed a 1-2 year fellowship that is recognized by the american college of mohs micrographic surgery. You can visit their website to help you find someone close to you. The website is www.Mohscollege.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh Dr. Beresh
Podiatry
37 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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What is difference between optometry and ophthalmology?

Couple of things: An opthamologist is an md who then does a residency in treatment and surgery of the eye. An optometrist is a doctor who did 4 years of optometry shool and does not usually do surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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What are the differences between optometry and orthoptics?

What are the differences between optometry and orthoptics?

A job and a process: Optometery is the name for the profession that examines eyes and prescribes glasses, contacts and identifies diseases to refer them to ophthalmologists as needed. Orthoptics is the process of eye exercise used to correct malpositions and other defects of eye motions. It is like saying what is the difference between a mechanic and an air powered wrench. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Have any men ever worn women's lingerie to a doctors office?

Have any men ever worn women's lingerie to a doctors office?

Yes: Patients wear the most amazing things to visit their doctor. Lingerie is certainly within that category. ...Read more

Dr. Glenn Burns Dr. Burns
Emergency Medicine
15 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Yes: It is sterile, not irritating to mucosal surfaces and non-toxic. It is water soluble and I doubt it would effect the integrity of a latex condom, ...Read more

Dr. Reid Winick Dr. Winick
Dentistry
29 years in practice
University of Health Sciences Lahore, Lahore Medical and Dental College
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Dr. Krishna Kumar Dr. Kumar
Psychiatry
51 years in practice
University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College
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WHat are some tips for staying healthy in an office environment?

WHat are some tips for staying healthy in an office environment?

Staying Healthy: I commend you for your desire to have good Emotional and Social Health in the office. Tips: Be at ease with yourself. Feel comfortable to express your opinions and feelings. Have pleasant attitude. Respect yourself for our knowledge, skills and experience. Prioritize your work and tasks in the morning. Feel satisfaction when important task is finished. Reach out to co-workers. Have Peace and Harm ...Read more