Pseudoaccomodation in Pseudophakes

If you’ve kept up with the literature about pseudophakes, you are probably already familiar with the study by Plotkinov and friends: “Objective assessment of pseudoaccommodation in pseudophakia” [article in Russian], I.A. Plotnikov, V. M. Sheludenko, and N. P. Narbut, Vestnik oftalmologii, vol. 123, no. 6 (2006): 35-37. BONUS: Also from the year 2006, Tarek Abd El-Basset […]

The Fashionable Diseases Conference

Fashionable scholars will flock to The Fashionable Diseases Conference this coming July 3-5, hosted jointly by Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, sponsored by the often-fashionable Leverhulme Trust. The most fashionable diseases, for purposes of the gathering, are the ones suffered, diagnosed, discussed, and flaunted between the years 1660 and 1832. That timespan, evidently, saw the height of fashion […]

Chin Up, Testicularly

Body parts can be rearranged and/or augmented, in some cases. Here is such a case: “Testicular Augmentation Using Chin Implants,” Fernando Ugarte y Romano [pictured here] and Adolfo González Serrano, Journal of Sexual Medicine, epub October 22, 2012. The authors, at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, México, report: “Aim. To describe an unprecedented testicular […]