health information

December 22, 2009

Social Media: Finding Credible Info On the Internet

Health information on the internet is often not credible. Authority figures are scarce on the internet. I would recommend reading from credible authorities and learning to be critical readers. Use of the internet should augment your relationship with your doctor and not be a substitute for a health provider.
January 18, 2010

MLK Had a Vision…RetinaEyeDoctor Has an…Idea

Today is my 150th post. Today is MLK Day. He had a great dream. I've only a few ideas as I reflect on my last 9 months of
February 25, 2010

Patients Abuse the Internet

Patients use the Internet searching for health information. Doctors are afraid to provide information confusing this with medical advice. Doctors could use the Internet to provide credible sources of information.
April 12, 2010

Vision Saved by Web Site

A patient loses vision in one eye and develops signs of a retinal detachment in the other. Having read this blog, he knew to email me. He saved his own eye!