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If CPAP Isn’t Working: An Alternate Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Did you know that Hartford Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the Northeast to offer patients an FDA-approved implantable device to treat sleep apnea? If you have moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea and the CPAP machine isn’t really working for you, you may want to consider this...


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...


Medical Rounds (Video): Restoring Sight With A Beam Of Light (And GPS)

Cataracts are the natural clouding of the lenses of the eyes that typically occur with age. Hartford Hospital ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Solinsky has details on the latest advancements in laser cataract surgery, including Verion and ORA/VerifEye technologies. Q: Tell us about the Verion and ORA/VerifEye technology for cataract surgery. A: The Verion and...


Telerehabilitation facilitates patients’ knee replacement recovery at home

After total knee replacement surgery, individuals usually receive intensive physical therapy either at an inpatient rehabilitation facility or at home with a visiting therapist. The telerehabilitation program at Jefferson House continues to connect patients to their therapists even after discharge. This innovative telerehab therapy at Jefferson House – the first...