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A Comparison of Digital Cameras

Philip J. Miller, Josh Light
  • Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
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02 June 2008 (online)


Digital photography is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional 35-mm photography. Clearly, the efficiency and versatility of digital cameras will have a major impact on the future of clinical photodocumentation in facial plastic surgery. However, most physicians who are interested in incorporating digital photography into their clinical practice have limited experience with this new technology. This article reviews the difference between traditional and digital cameras, compares various commercially available products, and discusses several features unique to digital cameras.