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14A Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 Feather River Bulletin ! Michael W. Barton, General Dentistry Route 89 Graeagle FAMILY DENTAL CARE 283-9988 www4raeagle.com/feather/ Gentle, effective family dentistry Emily S, Luscri, DDS New patients, children & emergencies welcome (530) 283-1119 call today for a consultation 431 W. Main Street, Quincy "Providing personalized care since 1990" Most insurances accepted Manual Therapy Cardiac Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Orthopedics Neck/Back Care Most Insurances accepted -- including Blue Cross and Blue Shield Greenville 284-1666 284-1667 (Fax) Quincy 283-0311 283-0314 (Fax) I again? Now accepting new patients in our Portola and Quincy Offices MARTIN L. SANFORD, DE: P.HIRrlP~R i 5 E~OMMERClAL ST PORT~L~, ~ 9612~. 5313-832-4442 215 MAIN STREET, (~UtNG~r CA 95971 531~.B3-115n PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY K0ry Felker, MmRT, "We Get Results" Orthopedic, Sports, Craniosacral, Myofascial, Pediatric & Aquatic Therapy Home Health General & Cardiac Rehabilitation Most Insurances Accepted QUINCY GRAEAGLE 78 Central Ave #2 8989 Hwy. 89, Bldg. 36 #1 530-283-2202 530-283-2204 (FAX) 530-836-1178 As men and women age, their risk for cataracts increases. Starting at age 50, cataract risk rises, and that risk onlx grpws more signfficant as men and women get older. TheNational Eye Institute predicts that, by the year 2050, 50.2 million Americans will experience cataracts. The lens of the eye is normally clear, but as a person ages, the lenses can begin to cloud and lead to impaired vision. Cataracts can cause blurry vision and increase the glare from lights, affecting how a person can manage daffy activities. Cataracts also may make it more difficult for eye doctors to examine the back of the eye during routine visits to detect conditions such as age-related macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy artifical lens. This clear, plastic intraocular lens, or IOL, requires no special maintenance and is designed to properly focus. In many cases, the eye doctor will make a small incision in the side of the cornea, where he or she inserts a tiny probe. This device will use ultrasound waves to soften and break up the lens into small pieces, which are removed by suction in a process known as phacoemulsification. The cataract lens is removed, but the thin, outer layers of the lens, called the lens capsule, are not touched. Afterward, the IOL is placed in the lens capsule. If the cataracts have advanced and phacoemulsification is not an option, the eye doctor will have to find another way to remove the lens. use of medicated eye drops several times daily, and a protective eye shield should be used while sleeping. As the eye recovers, a special pair of post- operative sunglasses are required to protect the eyes from bright light. Eye doctors also advise patients to avoid strenuous activity, including exercise, for at least the first week of recovery Water splashed in the eyes can cause infection, so swimming should be avoided and caution should be taken when bathing or showering. It can take several weeks for the eye to heal sufficiently, If both eyes require surgery, doctors will often wait one to three weeks before performing surgery on the second eye. Eye experts routinely recommend cataract surgery when cataracts interfere with daffy activities, such as driving, watching television or even reading medication bottles. Surgery is a safe and common way to treat cataracts. The American Optometric Association says cataract surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye, which is replaced with an Gregory Sawyer, DDS Family Dentistry, Orthodontics & Certified illvisaligl Provider 283-2811 2034 East Main Street Quincy, CA 95971 (across from Polka Dot, East Quincy) OPEN M0N - FRI 9:00am - 4:00pm Family Dentistry All phases of General Dentistry including Orthodontics Crowns & Bridges Partials/Dentures Extractions Cosmetic Dentistry Bleaching Periodontics Root Canals * Dental implants to anchor loose dentures or replace missing teeth Now Accepting New Patients 181 S. Gulling St Portola 530-832-4461 Fax 530-832-4409 The IOLs used may be monofocal, fixed-focus, accommodating, and multifocal lenses, and which type of lens is best for a patient's needs will be determined by the eye doctor. Cataract surgery may only take 15 minutes, though patients will likely spend more time at the surgical facility to allow for prep time and post- operative evaluation. Recovery will involve the Quality Healthcare Through the Ages! & Swing Bed 258-2158 Chester CA Clinic 258-2826 Chester CA Exams Lenses " Frames Contacts Sunglasses New patients welcome. www.fridenoptometry.com Call us today to schedule an appointment for you and your family. FRIDEN OPTOMETRY FAMILY EYE CARE CONTACT LENSES Jonathan Friden, O.D. 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. Learn more about cataract surgery by speaking with your eye doctor or visiting www.aoa.org. MICHAEL W. HERNDON, DDS, AMSTERDAM FELLOW "STILL ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS !" : All aspects of general dentistry. ~ ADVANCED PERIODONTICS: All surgical and non-surgical definitive"~k~7 treatments of gum diseases including gum recession. ~ Treatment of difficult root canals including surgical and non-surgical re-treatment of failing root canals. (Been referred? Consider us!) ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS: Crowns, Bridges, Reconstructions, Esthetics and Cosmetics. DENTAL IMPLANTS: All surgical and restorative aspects of this discipline. I.V. SEDATION: Available for anxious patients, extraction of Wisdom Teeth, and other procedures: provided for comfort and safety. Post-Graduate training in advanced dentistry at University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Departments of Advanced Periodontics & Periodontal Prosthesis. Bdnoin o Advanced Dentistry to Plumas County for more than 30 years ***Over 30 years experience in dental implant surgery and restoration 431 Main St Quincy, CA -- 530.283.1119 t %. ,4