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By: Gary B.
Affordable Eyecare Of Germantown
Two years ago traveling from Colorado to Florida I was referred to Affordable Eye Care of Germantown, Dr Dawn to repair frames I broke. When I ran over that pair I called Affordable Eye Care of Germantown from Florida. Meredith set me up with an appointment and had their in house make me a pair. No extra charge for same day service!
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By: Cathy M.
Memphis Children's Clinic PLLC
These Doctors have not only been my doctors since my kids were born (27 yrs) Dr. Snider was my Dr when I was little. He is the most kindest n wisest man I know. My kids have not found a Dr. that they have liked since leaving MCC. I would highly recommend them
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This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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