Frequently Asked Questions
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What is hormone optimization?
It’s a process used by our physicians where bioidentical hormone replacement and/or nutraceutical therapies are used to correct a patient’s deficiencies.
Why should I have a plan for healthy aging?
Your car is on a maintenance plan, so why wouldn’t you put your body on one? Age management allows you to regain your vitality and vigor. It helps restore the crucial balance that your body needs. By focusing on preventive care-- you can move quick, think fast and go all day long for the rest of your life.
Do you practice age management medicine full-time?
Dr. Eye is AMA board certified in age management medicine. He and his medical team are fully devoted to delivering medical excellence for patients looking to defy age. He regularly lectures on preventive medicine and has several published articles on healthy aging.
How long does it take to produce results?
The first thing that many patients notice almost immediately is a skyrocketing effect in mental clarity. Similar to starting a new exercise program, it varies from one person to the next.
Is Concierge Medicine expensive?
Concierge medicine is very different from traditional healthcare where you are typically treated more like a number instead of an individual. Our unique practice is a place where patients receive one-on-one healthcare through an experience, not a process. The costs are often higher than conventional medicine and the prevention, diagnosis and treatment that follows are much more personalized.
Do men need hormone replacement therapy?
The male body produces the same hormones as women but in different amounts. Hormonal deficiencies can impact healthy aging for either sex and, when clinically indicated, Rx therapy can help immensely.
How many pills or shots will I need to take?
This can only be determined through an Elite Health Evaluation. There could be shots or pills involved and in other cases there may be none. It depends on your unique issues and risk profile. Your certified team will work with you every step of the way.
Will treatments interfere with my other medications?
In some cases, your current medications can be reduced or may no longer be needed. We will help you assess all necessary and unnecessary medications and how we can work around them.
What age should a person start age management?
In most cases, age-related changes occur in the mid-30s. However, if you suffer from developmental difficulties or other symptoms that indicate pre-disease conditions, it is never too early to begin nutri-therapy and start eating right. If you have a history of heart disease we start screening as young as 30 years old.
How old is too old to start healthy aging?
Age is never a consideration. You have a chronological age and a biological age. The only one that matters when it comes to prevention is your biological age. The earlier prevention is started the easier making corrections will be.
What are aging biomarkers?
Biomarkers are variables used in determining the biological age of your body versus your actual chronological age. They can include your aerobic capacity, percentage of body fat, at-rest heart rate, blood sugar tolerance, cholesterol ratios, strength, lean muscle mass, bone density and body temperature regulation.
What are medical markers for CVD?
Over the past decade, doctors have started using certain laboratory and inflammatory markers in diagnosing, monitoring and treating cardiovascular disease (CVD). The role of inflammation has been well established in theories describing the process of atherosclerosis and heart disease.
Do you become my regular doctor?
You will have continued regular visits with us but will keep your regular doctor. We will gladly communicate with your primary care physician throughout your Cenegenics® wellness program about updates and milestones.
Isn’t human growth hormone an illegal substance?
No. The FDA has approved HGH for treatment in adults with clinical evidence of hormone deficiency. However, most amateur and professional athletes are prohibited from using or abusing hormone treatments as performance-enhancing drugs. Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement is the safest Rx therapy available.
Why am I charged semi-annual professional fees?
Fees allow you to have ready access to our expert medical staff and sophisticated concierge medical services as well as the on-going management and maintenance of your Cenegenics® age management program.
Is there a better time of the year to begin the program?
“Get Started Today” says it all. The best time to begin your age management program was yesterday, today is the second best! For out-of-town patients-- Jacksonville, FL offers a wide variety of seasonal activities along with moderate year-round weather conditions.
What happens if I stop the Cenegenics® program?
Should you elect to stop the program, your aging will not accelerate. You will simply continue aging at a normal pace. Some of the benefits gained may fade with time but you will still be better off physiologically and will likely live longer.