MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION has a very particular purpose; it's the visual elucidation of complex concepts. This is a highly specialized field that combines a thorough knowledge of anatomy, surgery, and sophisticated drawing skills.

Arthrodesis
This procedure fuses the bones
of the ankle to relieve
intractable pain in the joint.

Rhinoplasty
Illustration for plastic surgery atlas.

Arthroscopy
Instruments are inserted into the knee joint and damaged tissues are repaired.

Burying the Knot
Wound closing technique that buries the knot.

Veterinary Dentistry
Surgical extraction of the maxillary canine tooth in the dog.