An ankle brace, also known as an orthosis, is worn around the ankle to promote healing. A brace can protect the ankle and foot from further injury, stabilize the joint so it can heal faster, and provide compression and warmth.

Working in an office environment is a breeding ground for digital eye strain. Here are five ways to make your office environment more eye-friendly.

Typical carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include tingling or numbness in the fingers, particularly the first and middle finger, and the thumb.

About one in six Americans over 40 has a developing cataract, and half of all Americans have cataracts by the age of 70.

Increased knee pain, further damage to the joint, reduced mobility and ability to use the knee are risk factors of putting off knee replacement surgery (TKR).

March is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month. Let’s explore both of these initiatives and find out how they can help you maintain clear vision.

As an ambulatory surgery center that follows strict licensing, accreditation and patient safety standards to ensure our patients receive the highest quality and safest care, we are deeply concerned by the recent stories that called out patient tragedies t

It’s not necessary to visit an eye doctor at the first sign of eye irritation, but pink eye and bacterial keratitis should be treated by an ophthalmologist.

A herniated spinal disc can be extremely painful and can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. When a disc is herniated or ruptured, the gel-like, inner substance can leak into the surrounding area and aggravate the spinal nerves.

​Age-related macular degeneration damages the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina which controls central vision. The macula is made of millions of photoreceptor cells, making it the most sensitive part of the retina.

​Low vision is severe vision loss that cannot be improved with corrective lenses. Low vision can be caused by conditions including glaucoma, diabetes, and age-related macular degeneration.

Age related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among Americans. Certain factors increase the risk of developing AMD, but healthy lifestyle choices can lower the risk.

On December 2, Specialty Surgery Center of San Antonio partnered with Kubena Pediatrics to donate and wrap more than 200 presents for the Children’s Shelter of San Antonio.

If you have ever twisted your head sharply, cradled a phone between your shoulder and ear for a long time or slept awkwardly and caused a kink in your neck, you know that neck pain can be miserable, even if the injury is minor.

If you have recently been diagnosed with glaucoma, you may feel overwhelmed. You may have been given literature to read and new medications to incorporate into your daily schedule.

In years past, when surgery was needed, patients met with their doctors, made their surgical appointments and waited for the day of surgery to arrive. Today, there is a much greater focus on preparing for surgical procedures — which is good news, because

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to learn more about glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness. Check your awareness of this complicated disease by answering these true or false statements.

Fad diets rarely work, but it can still be tempting to try them. The fact is, the way to achieve and maintain a healthy weight is to build healthy lifestyle habits.

Are you seeing your ophthalmologist regularly for a comprehensive eye exam? If you are not, here is a good reason to make an appointment today.

Most people have heard the term “cervical cancer,” however many do not know that it can almost always be prevented.