Mirror of the Body

February 8, 2011 § 5 Comments

“Man with Shoulder Amputation, 1874, James Robinson, D.D.S., Dublin” © The Burns Archive. Used with kind permission.

Ever since seeing this fascinating photo of a man with a shoulder amputation on the cover of Scope Magazine, I have been interested in the use of mirrors in vintage clinical photographs. Using a mirror to reflect another view of a body part or wound was common in the mid-nineteenth century. « Read the rest of this entry »

Best Medical Blog 2010 Finalist

February 3, 2011 § 12 Comments

I woke up this morning to find The Sterile Eye has been chosen as one of five finalists for Best Medical Weblog in the 2010 Medical Weblog Awards, hosted by Medgadget!

I am honored and overwhelmed to be in such great company. Check out all the finalists here.

If you enjoy The Sterile Eye, please consider voting for me here. Voting will close 23:59:59 on Sunday, February 13, 2011 (EST).

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