Health & Wellness

Dogwood Forest of Grayson

If you are not yet a senior yourself, there are a lot of things about that era of life that can be a mystery to the younger generations. In fact, there is some real truth to not fully understanding something until you experience it for yourself, and humanity proves again and again that this rule is a fundamental pillar of life.

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Allison R. Tyler, MD

Tall Tale: Cataract surgery hurts
Truth: You should not experience pain during cataract surgery. A few hours after surgery, you may notice mild scratchiness or soreness that is relieved by taking an over the counter medicine such as Tylenol or Advil.

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Though we have all heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul, similarly, it can be said that the mouth is the window to your health. Though it may seem insignificant, dental hygiene is one of the most important aspects of good health for everyone. But this is especially true for seniors.

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