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 …

Barriers to Care & Access to Care: PCP’s as Specialists

Although the United States’ healthcare sector has developed tremendous innovations in medical treatments, vastly improving patient survival rates and health outcomes, the structure of healthcare delivery remains in need of improvement. As highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis and the prevailing racial, socioeconomic, gender disparities, the current system limits access to quality care and the latest …

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 …

Most Common Diagnoses and Procedures in Dermatology

Now estimated to affect 1 in 3 Americans at any given time, skin disease is continuing to rise in prevalence leading to an increasing number of skin-related healthcare visits – approximately half of all of these are to non-dermatologist practitioners, such as pediatricians, internists, and primary care physicians (PCPs). Often, the conditions that patients present …