Optometry

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BLOG: How does the lamina cribrosa change with glaucoma?

In my clinic, we see a lot of glaucoma (and glaucoma suspect) patients, and we are always running retinal nerve fiber layer optical coherence...

Endocrinology

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BLOG: Hit by a car

In this blog, I am still discussing empathy, this post is about the experience of a doctor who had a traffic accident. The experience was beautifully narrated by the doctor herself...

Ophthalmology

Friday, June 16, 2017

BLOG: Descemet's stripping with endothelial rejuvenation

I would like to share my experience in two patients now several months postop who had pseudophakic bullous keratopathy and cleared at 1 month...

Orthopedics

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

BLOG: Blessings and gifts from ‘Big Mike’

My best friend from college was recently diagnosed with a serious illness that required major surgery. “Big Mike,” as he was affectionately known,...

Psychiatry

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BLOG: LAI antipsychotics as first-line treatment for schizophrenia

Long-acting injectable antipsychotics are among the most effective treatments in psychiatry, yet they continue to be underutilized in...

Dermatology

Monday, March 20, 2017

BLOG: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic pearls from AAD 2017

I just attended the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, and, as in every meeting, heard a lot of...

Infectious disease

Friday, September 16, 2016

Tweets in the time of Zika (or Ebola or cholera)

I was excited by the prospect of restarting my blog after a hiatus. I queried my editor. He wanted me to be topical, but novel — male-to-female...

Aesthetics

Thursday, August 18, 2016

BLOG: A three-step approach to contouring the face

The aesthetic ideal of a slim, sculpted face has gained wide acceptance over time. With the popularization of makeup contouring techniques,...

Gastroenterology

Monday, August 01, 2016

BLOG: A 53-year-old patient with intestinal spirochetosis

Andrew H. Zabolotsky, MD, is a second year gastroenterology and hepatology fellow at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia,...

Cardiology

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...

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...

Pediatrics

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...

Pediatrics

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...

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