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When it comes to surgery, women face a choice between breast conservation or a mastectomy. In most cases, patients are given a choice because studies have shown survival rates to be the same for both … more
Q: Sometimes I see spots floating in my vision.  I was told these are "floaters".  What are floaters?  Can they be treated? A: There are a few different causes of floaters. The most … more
A: Believe it or not, there are lots of things that can be done from home to help keep your pet healthy.  Cleaning your pet’s ears will help prevent ear infections.  Brushing … more
Q:  My vision has been getting blurry, and I have difficulty driving at night due to glare.  I was told that I have cataracts.  Can cataracts be removed with a laser?  Will I … more
A: The family is gathered for Thanksgiving dinner. Young and old are laughing, sharing fond memories and catching up on the latest. It is a warm, joyful scene – unless you notice … more
Chow down on these seven tasty treats, recommended by Dr. Alina Bergan DDS and our staff, for a healthier mouth and a smashing smile! Sesame SeedsThese tiny seeds that you find in some Chinese and … more
Q: My mother and grandmother have glaucoma. Can I have glaucoma and not know it? How is it diagnosed and treated? A: Glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve in the back of the eye becomes … more
Q: All of my friends on Long Island seem to be getting treated with Botox® and fillers to fight the aging process. Are these cosmetic treatments safe? A: Although … more
DCIS stands for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ which, in plain language, means cancer that has originated from the duct structures of the breast and has stayed “in place.” In DCIS, the cells … more
A: The summer is here and that means warmer temperatures and longer days.  It is the perfect combination to head out and go for that relaxing walk or lounge in the yard.  But there are some … more
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