Spring Issue 2019

Silent Night

Doctor tested appliance treats sleep apnea. More than a third of all men snore while sleeping, so it should not have come as much of a surprise to Stephen G. Blank, DDS, to learn that he was among the many window rattlers who snore so loud, they keep their spouses awake at night. Stephen G. Blank, DDS It did, though, and for one very simple reason: “I’ve never heard myself snore,” Dr. Blank says with a chuckle. “But my wife has been telling me for years that I snore, and those ...

Private: Eye Floater Laser

Scott Geller, MD, teaches the technique worldwide. “Laser treatment of eye floaters is fascinating,” says Scott Geller, MD, a board-certified ophthalmologist with a specialty clinic in Fort Myers. “I look forward to doing this every day. And our reputation has become worldwide with the advent of the internet. We’ve had a steady flow of patients from Europe, Canada, and even Russia, China, Arabia, and Israel.” Scott L. Geller, MD Dr. Geller can rightly claim to have started this n...

Private: In-Home Compression Pumps

Reduce limb swelling and improve circulation. Hannah Heit spent more than 40 years as a registered nurse, first in pediatrics and later in quality assurance, reviewing several departments. The Kentucky native lived most of her adult life in Michigan, and it was from there she relocated to Florida and retirement. All those years on her feet as a nurse, however, had a profound effect on her legs. Hannah enjoys doing puzzles after therapy. “A few years ago, my legs started swel...