Wednesday, May 25, 2016

BLOG: Welcome new rhexis makers, but don’t trade in your femto

In the cover story of this issue of OSN, we discuss new alternate devices that can assist in capsulotomy creation. Femtosecond laser...


Monday, May 23, 2016

BLOG: MPFL reconstruction with the adductor magnus tendon can be a useful alternative

Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction is done in most cases with a medial hamstring autograft, that is...


Monday, May 16, 2016

BLOG: Dissecting the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

Out on the lecture circuit last week, I mentioned MACRA and was met with a sea of blank stares. The Medicare Access and CHIP...


Monday, May 02, 2016

BLOG: Two cases of Diphyllobothrium latum infection in immunocompetent hosts

Joseph J. Yoo, MD, is currently an internal medicine resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He completed...


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Insights into modern era interventional training in structural and congenital heart disease

The field of interventional cardiology has seen a dramatic rise not only in the number of coronary...


Monday, March 28, 2016

BLOG: Cosmetic Pearls from the AAD Annual Meeting: Part II

I always try to look back at my meeting notes because I’m so inundated with information at the time, and I tend to forget what I...


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BLOG: Submental liposuction is a powerful technique for sculpting the lower face

The young, slim face has a characteristic "inverted cone of youth" — a triangular shape like that is narrow at...

Internal Medicine

Friday, August 07, 2015

BLOG: Taking an integrative approach to treating pelvic pain

Estimates of up to 30 million women and an unknown number of men suffer from chronic pelvic pain in the U.S. alone. There are many...


Monday, May 25, 2015

Opening a new ‘chapter’ on pediatric asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis

Living with allergies can be challenging, especially for children, but if patients follow simple measures they can stay safe and...


Friday, March 27, 2015

10 things to keep in mind when working with adults with ASD

Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) represent a diverse spectrum of individuals with various functioning levels, from working and...


Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the patient did not...


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Misplaced fear

When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who were in...

Orthotics Prosthetics

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Behind the pink ribbon

It was 1992 and The New York Times had declared it “The Year of the Ribbon.” Yellow ribbons were well known for remembrance of soldiers and the red ribbon had been...

Infectious disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...