Ophthalmology

Friday, August 17, 2018

BLOG: Premium lenses in patients with maculopathy: Blasphemy?

Today, phacoemulsification is the standard of care for patients undergoing cataract surgery in the U.S., and any surgeon routinely...

Optometry

Thursday, August 16, 2018

BLOG: The future is arriving for inherited retinal disease

David Bogorad, one of my cataract surgeon mentors, used to poke fun at our retina colleagues, saying, “It takes no guts to operate on a...

Orthopedics

Monday, August 13, 2018

BLOG: Patellofemoral pain syndrome —A diagnosis that does not exist

The generic term “patellofemoral pain syndrome” is frequently cited as a specific diagnosis, but it has never been...

Endocrinology

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

BLOG: Past due

I am writing this post with mixed emotions; or, in other words, with uncertain emotions. Anxiety, hope, fear. Big deal? No big deal? As an introduction, back in 2009 I turned 50. At the...

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...