November 26, 2009 § 4 Comments

The instruments of a framectomy. Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

One of the first days in my new job, I found myself using the scalpel and artery forceps to free some old photos from their pathologic frames. « Read the rest of this entry »

Second Blogiversary

November 11, 2009 § 7 Comments

Hooray! The Sterile Eye has been around for two years today (photo credit). This week I’m also switching to my new job, so the next year in this blog’s existence will for sure be an exiting one. « Read the rest of this entry »

A Peek Inside the Surgery Museum

November 9, 2009 § 2 Comments


A Peruvian skull with evidence of early trepanation. Photo: Jim Merithew/

Wired has posted a great article about the International Museum of Surgical Sciences in Chicago. Packed with beautiful photos, the article takes you inside the museum and showcases some of the most interesting items on display.

Anyone been to the museum? I sure want to visit after reading this!

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