Virtual reality an effective tool for reducing pain during minor medical procedures

Virtual reality could help reduce pain for patients undergoing minor medical procedures such as wart removal or wound cleaning.

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Antibiotic prescriptions for skin conditions fall while prescriptions for surgical procedures rise

With more than 7 million prescriptions per year, dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics per clinician than any other specialty. Over time, the use of antibiotics to treat inflammatory skin conditions is decreasing, though the prescription of antibiotics related to dermatological surgical procedures has increased.