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 …

Atopic Dermatitis in the U.S. Adult Population

Atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly referred to as eczema, has been an increasingly prevalent cause of suffering in U.S. adults. Previously associated with children, this chronic inflammatory skin condition appears in the form of widespread rashes and patches of itchy skin and affects people of all ages. Although the etiopathogenesis of AD remains incompletely understood, research …

What Habit Could Be Aging Your Skin the Most?

Changes in skin structure and appearance are inevitable throughout the aging process. Structural rearrangements such as changing fat distribution contribute to sinking features and loosened skin: both commonly associated with aging. Parts of the face additionally lose fat volume and begin to shift downward, while other parts—like the chin—gain fat and become baggy. Wrinkles, caused …