Do you have prior images?

9.7.2021
Without prior images, doctors can misinterpret: Benign, non-cancerous masses Small calcifications Questionable areas that can turn out to be cancers when re-examined later In the above cases only prior images can reveal whether masses are unchanged or shrinking. Having prior images available enables doctors to spot actual cancers 30 percent earlier. In the U.S. alone, mammograms conducted without prior images…

Endometriosis Awareness Month

23.3.2021
  So, what is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where the type of tissue that lines the inside of your uterus (endometrium) grows outside of your uterus in your pelvis. It is often painful, as the tissue acts as normal endometrial tissue does – thickening, breaking down, and bleeding with your menstrual cycle.   What are the symptoms? The most…

High-Risk Pregnancy

18.2.2021
When a mother or baby has an increased chance of developing or experiencing serious health issues, the pregnancy is called high-risk. These complications can be pre-existing, identified during pregnancy or at the time of delivery. They require special testing and care from qualified professionals, but when properly managed, high-risk pregnancies can result in a healthy mother and infant.   Pre-existing…

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

10.2.2021
The team at OceanMed works with Dr. Aldousany offering fetal echocardiograms to women who have high-risk pregnancies and to babies at risk of Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). We have state of the art technology, which is not available anywhere else in Cayman, which is critical in high-risk pregnancies to detect issues including congenital heart defects. This equipment coupled with our…

Dr. Laura Hole is Joining OceanMed!

3.2.2021
Dr. Laura Hole has recently relocated to the Cayman Islands after working as an OBGYN in Australia, the United Kingdom, and even Tanzania. With her joining the team, we will be able to support more women in our community and a wider variety of women's health issues. She specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, as well as gynecologic oncology. Dr.…

OceanMed turns ONE!

19.11.2020
This week we celebrated a milestone, OceanMed’s first year anniversary! 2020 has proven to be challenging for the entire world, but throughout all of the ups and downs, our patients have been our top priority! Looking back at our first year serving the women of Cayman has us feeling nostalgic, as we reflect on this year we are so honored…

Mammograms from the patient’s perspective

2.10.2020
Thinking back to January 2020 – I was really fired up about the year ahead. I was turning 40 and I had plenty of exciting things planned to celebrate. Cue COVID-19. Hmpf. I simply decided to stay 39 for another year, but there was one plan I did need to follow through on – my first mammogram. What is a…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

28.8.2020
PCOS is a common health problem caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. The hormonal imbalance creates problems in the ovaries. The egg produced by a polycystic ovary may not develop as it should, or may not be released during ovulation as it should be often causing the woman to become less fertile. What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS is…

World Breastfeeding Week

31.7.2020
So first, let's start with what makes breast milk so special... Did you know your breast milk changes as your baby grows? It has just the right combination of fats, protein and nutrients needed for your baby at each stage of development! After a mother gives birth there are three types of milk produced: Shortly after delivery the substance that…

OceanMed is the only imaging center in the Cayman Islands with an in-house radiologist specializing in breast health

2.7.2020
OceanMed is the only imaging center in the Cayman Islands with an in-house radiologist specializing in breast health. When it comes to your breast imaging here is a lowdown on what we offer, what we look for and what you can expect. What we look for: The two main types of changes are calcification and masses. Mammograms are still the…