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Restoring Sight With A Beam Of Light

Laser eye surgery has certainly come a long way over the years with new and improved lasers, such as the Femtosecond laser, which is used to treat cataracts. Dr. Peter Shriver is an ophthalmologist at Hartford Hospital’s Eye Surgery Center.  Q: What is this Femtosecond laser? A: It’s a laser...


FemTouch: How New Laser Technology Treats Vaginal Dryness

It’s a topic that can be embarrassing for women to talk about: What happens after menopause? As the body changes, it can leave women with painful vaginal conditions. But a new treatment called FemTouch that uses laser technology — no surgery or hormones — can have a dramatic effect on...


Possible Breakthrough in Detecting CTE in Living Patients

Researchers at the Boston University CTE Center announced recently what they believe is a major breakthrough in the detection of the neurodegenerative disease found in people with repeated head injuries. According to a new study, researchers now believe they may have found a way to detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy in...


‘Life In Motion’: The Origin Story of the Bone & Joint Institute

Building a destination healthcare facility takes vision, time, money and a commitment from leadership. Now that the Hartford Healthcare Bone & Joint Institute is up and running, it’s time to hear the backstory of this game-changing hospital, then look forward to the services and economic growth it’s projected to bring to Connecticut’s...