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 …

The Impact of the Pandemic on Dermatology Residents

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered resident training in the United States with many dermatology residents reporting negative effects of the crisis, according to data presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting. As one of the most competitive medical specialties, dermatology attracts hundreds of residency candidates per year – hundreds more than …

Injectable Best Practices: Choosing the Right Dermal Filler

As a minimally invasive procedure, injectable dermal fillers have garnered significant attention, becoming the second most popular cosmetic treatment performed in 2018. Out of a total of 3.7 million procedures performed that year, 2.1 million involved neuromodulators or wrinkle relaxing therapies and 1.6 million were soft-tissue filler injections. The use of injectable dermal fillers – …