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7 Incredible Collagen Benefits for Your Health and Beauty

7 Incredible Collagen Benefits for Your Health and Beauty

Collagen benefits our health in so many ways, and here’s why: It’s the most abundant protein found in the human body, making up one-third of our total protein. Collagen boasts a unique amino acid profile including proline, glycine, glutamine, hydroxyproline, and alanine. It comes from the Greek word “kolla,” meaning

YAG Laser Treatment Reduces Eye Floaters

Floaters are tiny specks or cobweb-like particles that seem to float across your eye. They increase with age and are seldom serious, but if they increase dramatically or suddenly, they can be a sign of retinal tearing or detachment; left untreated, your vision could be permanently harmed. (Retinal detachment appears

Detached Retina: Symptoms and Treatment

Detached Retina: Symptoms and Treatment

Your retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the inside of your eyes. Its job is to send visual messages through the optic nerve to the brain. A detached retina means it has been lifted or pulled from its normal position. Sometimes, small areas of the retina become

Annoying Visual Floaters And Flashers

Floaters and flashers are more common after age 50.

Floaters look like small black dots or strings in your peripheral vision and tend to appear more often after the age of 50. These shadowy figures result when the part of your eye called the vitreous contracts.

“The vitreous

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