Women’s History Month: Empowering Women in Aesthetic Medicine

Female leadership remains significantly underrepresented in the aesthetic medicine industry despite continuous initiatives aimed at promoting gender equality. There is a pressing need for more strategic efforts, programs, and campaigns that empower women entering the healthcare space and encourage them to pursue careers in dermatology, plastic surgery, and other facets of medical aesthetics were female practitioners …

Women’s History Month: Gender Disparities in Aesthetic Medicine 

Women in the field of medicine remain underrepresented and under-compensated with only one in four practicing physicians being female and prevailing pay gaps across specialties and nations. Yet today, women comprise approximately 50% of all medical students in the United States signaling a potential coming shift in the demographic composition of healthcare practitioners. While few …

Botulinum Toxin for Psoriasis Treatment

Prior research has demonstrated that neurotransmitters may play a role in the pathogenesis of numerous cutaneous conditions, including psoriasis, revealing the close connection between the skin and the central nervous system. Reports have even shown that psoriasis symptoms can improve after peripheral nervous system injury. As such, there is promising potential for neuromodulators, such as …

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 …