surgery

Do you screen for BDD?Study finds body dysmorphic disorder is not only widespread, but few surgeons are able to identify patients with the disorder.
Surgical scaffold for breast supportGalaFORM 3D offers soft tissue support for the breast, acting as an insurance policy against the effects of aging and gravity.
Revisiting the migraine liftDespite two decades since its discovery, many patients may not be aware of the cosmetic surgery technique that offers permanent migraine relief.
What’s new about pediatric appendicitisInnovations in the evaluation and management of appendicitis could lead to better patient care and improved outcomes.
Six ways to transform the patient experience
Six ways to transform the patient experienceHospitals innovatively improve the patient experience as the industry shifts to value-based care.
Should surgery be standard of care in uncomplicated appendicitis? (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large study published in Pediatrics that examined what happened when children were nonsurgically managed for appendicitis, often with antibiotics, and compared the results with their peers who had received surgical treatment.
Intrastromal procedure favored for myopic treatmentA review of 800 cases of small incision lenticule extraction for treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism shows an evolution in surgical indications and technique with consistently positive outcomes.
CMS' new bundled payment program: 3 things to knowCMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR) in 2016.
5 tips to enhance the surgical experienceDrs. Charlene Lam and Elizabeth Billingsley offer insights to optimize the surgical experience for dermatologists and their patients.
Minimally invasive surgical solutions for presbyopia
Minimally invasive surgical solutions for presbyopiaPresbyopia, an age-related loss of accommodative amplitude of the eye resulting in near and intermediate vision deficits, begins to affect most people once they reach their early 40s.