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With the addition of a second ophthalmologist specializing in oculofacial plastic surgery, Grene Vision Group has expanded its capacity to serve patients who require eyelid, orbit, tear duct, and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
With the misuse of opioids at epidemic levels, many physicians — and their patients — want to find nonaddictive methods of managing chronic pain.
The Kansas Health Association Leadership Institute graduated its 17th class of 30 students during the KHA annual convention Sept. 6 in Overland Park, Kansas.
Native Wichitan Simon Patton, MD, recently joined Via Christi Clinic, providing services in a relatively new female-focused field of medicine.
For Marcie Harris Charles, 60, and her daughter, Megan Charles Kramer, 37, both from western Kansas, receiving treatment close to home for their very different breast cancers has made a huge impact on their families, as well as themselves.
When it comes to laser vision correction surgery, Grene Vision Group has been the area’s market leader.
Revolutionary TMVR system may prove to be the biggest breakthrough of the next decade.
Educators at The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and at the KU medical school locations in Kansas City and Salina expect incoming medical students to “ACE” their studies.
The healthy development of the eyes of children – the eyes of the future – is important. Not only are their young eyes taxed with visual activities, but their vision system continues to grow and develop until about the start of their teenage years.
KVC Hospitals Inc. plans to open a children’s psychiatric hospital in Wichita in early 2019, after seeing high admission rates from Wichita-area children at its other two Kansas hospitals.
Concussion awareness has grown significantly in the past decade. Now there is an entire annual medical conference devoted to the topic, medical journal articles have increased from a couple a year to multiple new articles every week, and every U.S. state has a return-to-play law requiring a physician’s clearance for student-athletes who have suffered a concussion.
Helping women overcome the physical and emotional toll of losing their breasts to cancer is the essence of what led Mitchell Flurry, MD, to become a plastic surgeon.
A low-sodium diet is often prescribed by physicians for someone dealing with high blood pressure, kidney disease, Menière’s disease, being at risk for heart failure or trying to live a healthier lifestyle.
Wesley Children’s Hospital in Wichita opened its newly renovated pediatric emergency department May 17 and announced a $17 million, phase two construction and service expansion plan to the hospital, which opened in 2016.
With continuing advances in lens implant technology, patients who undergo cataract removal surgery have several options to improve their vision.
Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita launched its Cancer Outreach and Risk Assessment (CORA) program in July 2015 to provide cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling — becoming the second such program in Kansas.