How long has it been since you last visited an optometrist to update the prescription for your glasses or contact lenses? What about seeing a podiatrist for that painful ingrown nail? You know you should take care of it, but when? Life is busy. Oftentimes, people put themselves - and their health - last. However, you only have one body; shouldn't you take care of it? At Head to Toe Healthcare, PLC, your podiatrist in Tucson, Dr. Alan Shih and your optometrist in Tucson, Dr. Zuraida Zainalabidin aim to help you do just that.
Along with their knowledgeable staff, Dr. Alan Shih, director of podiatry services, and Dr. Zie, director of optometry services, are ready to partner with you in your quest for optimal health and an improved quality of life. They are uniquely equipped to provide advanced eye and foot care, all under one roof.
Each of your feet contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles. It's no surprise so many things can go wrong! As a matter of fact, 3 out of 4 Americans will suffer serious foot problems & foot pain in his or her lifetime. It's essential to find an experienced foot doctor you can trust. With his extensive training, Dr. Alan Shih is just the person to fill these shoes! His podiatry practice concentrates in the following areas:
- Heel and nerve pain
- Ingrown and fungal nails
- Sports medicine and running injuries
- Reconstructive surgery (bunions, hammertoes, spurs, bumps, etc.)
- Sprains and fractures
Head to Toe Healthcare is also the home of Tucson Neuropathy Institute. In this part of the practice, Alan treats various forms of peripheral neuropathy. He has completed John Hopkins University's Dellon Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Surgery advanced training in Baltimore, Maryland, which places Alan in a category above most of his peers - only about 220 plastic, orthopedic, neuro, and podiatric surgeons worldwide have gained this privilege. Alan is currently in collaboration with the University of Arizona Medical Center, to continue the advancement and understanding of foot, ankle and leg disease. Alan is also a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and holds hospital privileges at University Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare.
Did you know that your eyes can process 36,000 bits of information every hour? Or that they contribute toward 85 percent of your total knowledge? Your eyes are an irreplaceable resource - treat them with care! One in 28 Americans age 40 and over suffer from blindness or low vision. What are the culprits of this phenomenon? Glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and complications from diabetes - along with hesitation to visit an eye doctor. Early detection through annual eye exams is key in treating these conditions! Make the call to Dr. Zie today - at Head to Toe, your eyes will be treated with advanced, state-of-the-art equipment. You deserve nothing less when it comes to vision correction!
In addition to regular eye exams, Dr. Zie and her optician are ready to assist eye patients in the following areas:
- Eye glass frame selection - Head to Toe has a wide array of fashionable frames from which to choose! Designer brands include:
- Maui Jim,
- Tag Heuer,
- Banana Republic,
- Porsche Design,
- Armani, and
- other exclusive designs
- Contact lenses
- Dry, crusty, blurry eyes
- Red eye and allergic conjunctivitis
- Itchy, scratchy, watery and allergy eyes
Dr. Zie is a member of the American Optometric Association.
Have more questions about specific foot and eye conditions? Check out our free, informative pamphlets: "Got Feet?", "Got Eyes?", "Got Neuropathy?", & "Gotta Run?".
At Head to Toe Healthcare, PLC, you can rest assured that you will receive personal service in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Alan and Dr. Zie strive to ensure each patient is empowered to make well-informed decisions on the path to improved health and a better quality of life. You deserve to have a sense of well being - call 520-545-0202 today to make an appointment. Head to Toe is located at La Cholla Corporate Center, across from the Foothills Mall.
Most major insurance plans accepted, including but not limited to: VSP (Vision Service Plan), BCBS (Blue Cross Blue Shield), United Healthcare, Cigna, UPH (University Physicians Healthcare), and others.
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