Laura Maaske

Illustrated Gastric Stomach Layers: The Three Layers of the Stomach

3 smooth muscle layers of the stomach, together are called the muscularis externa. They are made up of (1) Outer longitudinal layer; (2) Middle circular layer; (3) Inner oblique layer. Each has a different function.

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Medical Illustration of the Eye: Cataracts

Human Vision: Cataract of the Eye In the United States, half of Americans over age 65 have a cataract, According to the Word Health Organization (WHO). And among the citizens of the world at large, cataracts are the number one cause of blindness.   What are Cataracts? Cataracts are generally defined as breakdown of the …

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Making Complex Scientific Information Simple & Beautiful…

  This is the heart of my work. Curiosity Wonder Desire to make information Clear & Beautiful -L     April 20, 2017 Laura Maaske, MSc.BMC. Biomedical Communicator Medical Illustrator Medical Legal Illustrator Medical Animator Health App Developer –––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Laura Maaske – Medimagery LLC Medical Illustration & Design Looking from the Inside Website LinkedIn Facebook …

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News in Medical Illustration & Related Topics

When I find news and ideas interesting to my own work, and to visual distribution of science information, I post it here. Aggregated from sources throughout the Web, and some from my personal exploration as well as my own illustration projects, topics cover visual information in health, medical research, visual technology, interactive technology, medical education. …

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Illustrated Human Skeleton

All ‘dem Bones, Illustrated     The human skeleton has two major components: the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton creates the upright stature of the human body, transmitting weight to the other regions of the body. It includes the vertebral column, the rib cage and sternum, and the skull. The appendicular …

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What is a Medical Illustrator?

About the Field of Medical Illustration as a Career   Medical illustration, or biomedical visualization, is the practice of visually representing aspects of medicine and science in digital, modeling, artist, and printed forms. Medical illustrators work in various fields from legal to pharmaceutical; publishing, health promotion, and surgical settings. Medical illustrators typically have earned an …

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Illustrated Inflammation & Pathology of Acne

Light Acne © 2015 Galderma. Illustrated by Laura Maaske   Acne vulgaris, simply known asacne, is a progressive skin disease in which the sebaceous glands of hair follicles are clogged with oil from the skin (sebum) and dead skin cells. It is diagnosed with the appearance of characteristic whiteheads, seborrhea (increased oil-sebum secretion), blackheads, pimples, oily skin, and occasional scarring …

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