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Archive for 2018

Take Back Control: Senior Health Seminar

  At Advanced Urology, we understand how important it is for seniors to be able to discuss uncomfortable health topics with one another and their doctors. That is why we provide monthly seminars in various relaxing, sympathetic environments to help educate and support those in need. We collaborate with different assisted living and retirement communities […]

Advanced Urology Gains a New, Award-winning Urologist

  Urologist Dr. Vahan Kassabian has just announced his decision to join Advanced Urology Institute of Georgia, P.C., aka Advanced Urology. Advanced Urology is a metro Atlanta-based, full-service provider of urologic care for men and women and an emerging national innovator of best-in-class outcomes. Dr. Kassabian was previously medical director of Georgia Urology and will […]

The Link Between LUTS and Incontinence: Stronger Than You Thought

  LUTS (lower urinary tract symptoms) is a common urologic condition affecting both men and women, and it becomes more prevalent with age. Approximately 50 percent of men in the U.S. will develop some form of LUTS, while studies show only 1 in 10 men will seek treatment. Although BPH is the most common cause […]

Can Delaying Treatment For Prostate Cancer Increase Your Relapse Risk?

  As the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men, prostate cancer is also the third most common cancer in the U.S. after breast and lung. There have been approximately 165,000 new cases and 29,000 new deaths reported in 2018, but there is a silver lining. 98 percent of men survive five or more […]

Does Diabetes Increase Your Risk Of OAB?

  Are those constant trips to the bathroom just another unpleasantry of diabetes, or a symptom of OAB? Due to the constant thirst and increased urination that often results from diabetes, it can be easy to miss signs of a bladder condition. In fact, researchers have found that diabetics over a certain age are twice […]

Sandy Springs Gains a Superior Urologic Center

  We are proud to announce the opening of our new, state-of-the-art urology clinic and surgical center this week at 1450 South Johnson Ferry Road. This is our fifth location so far and is being led by the highly trained and talented Dr. Marc Greenstein and Dr. Neal Patel. The first floor of the new […]

8 Tips For Managing Your Incontinence During The Holidays

  Urinary Incontinence can be a hassle at any time of the year, but the holiday season can come with extra challenges. From traveling long distances by plane or car, staying with family and friends, and eating different kinds of foods, the holidays can be nerve-wracking with those with incontinence. However, it is still possible […]

What Does Your Urine Color Say About Your Health?

  Heading to the bathroom to urinate is something the average person does about eight times per day; it’s not something we typically pay much attention to. However, your urine can hold great insight into your health. In your doctor’s office, you have probably participated in dozens of urine tests throughout your life. This test, […]

Everything You Need To Know About BPH

  As men age, their risk of prostate enlargement becomes dramatically more likely. In fact, statistics tell us that while only 10 percent of men suffer from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) in their 30s, that number skyrockets to 60 percent for men in their 60s and 80-90 percent for men above 70. Researchers have also […]

Treatment Options For Overactive Bladder

  Bladder conditions, such as overactive bladder (OAB), have become such an overwhelming medical concern for people in the U.S. today, that the American Urological Association has named November “Bladder Health Month.” In an effort to raise public awareness and decrease the stigma associated with bladder issues, the AUA is hoping to improve the lives […]