The Importance of Facial Anatomy Training in Aesthetics

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According to research, the medical aesthetics market is expected to grow from USD 20.54 billion in 2022 to a massive USD 45.91 billion by 2030. This substantial growth is attributed to a variety of factors, including the rise in novel technology, a decrease in cost for more common and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, as well […]

Precision Medicine and Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Technological expansion and the increased digitization of the medical field have led to a shift toward a more computer-based clinical practice, as both a method of synthesizing immense amounts of patient data and increasing provider efficiency. Awareness of the importance of artificial intelligence (AI) software and its vast possibilities is growing nationwide – with increasing […]

Women’s History Month: The Underrepresentation of Women in Cosmetic Surgery

Although women comprise the majority of cosmetic surgery patients, there remains a stunning lack of gender diversity in the field with over 80% of practicing surgeons being male. In honor of Women’s History Month, LiVDerm is addressing the underrepresentation of women in the plastic surgery profession, the reasons behind it, and the initiatives necessary to […]

Surge in Cosmetic Procedures as Patients Return to the Aesthetic Practice

While for many medical practitioners the COVID-19 pandemic has led to practice closures and decreased patient visits, certain specialities are currently outperforming the market. Due to elective surgeries being postponed in the beginning months of the virus outbreak, aesthetic medicine professionals are now experiencing a significant spike in demand in light of lifted or lessened […]

Social Media Use Tied to Greater Acceptance of Plastic Surgery

The prevalence of social media and its deeply-rooted influence on changing societal norms has not only led to increased photo editing – to portray digitally enhanced representations of user’s appearance – but also to lower self-esteem among the population. Social media platforms are increasingly popular sources of inspiration; the growing presence of aesthetic medicine practitioners and […]

What Emotional Artificial Intelligence Can Tell Us About Plastic Surgery

With an ever-rising prevalence, social media and its consistent use has long extended beyond interpersonal relationships; it now carries implications for most modern industries, including the medical community specialty-wide. Social media has become instrumental for marketing, practice management, and dissemination of news and information – and is becoming increasingly relevant for plastic surgeons. The field […]

Plastic Surgeon Burnout: Statistics, Causes, and Prevention

Burnout, the state of physical and mental exhaustion associated with overworking, is at the forefront of concern among the healthcare community. Reports of burnout have permeated medical literature recently, with an emphasis on its incidence in the surgical profession. Nearly half of the American physician population reports experiencing burnout from the high-pressure healthcare industry, with […]