Applications of Extended Reality Systems in Aesthetic Medicine Training
Elite Derma Care Clinic, Dr. Layla Al-Onaizi Polyclinic, Khobar, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Saad AlSogair, Elite Derma Care Clinic, Dr. Layla Al-Onaizi Polyclinic, Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Received: June 16, 2021; Published: July 23, 2021
Extended reality (XR) systems provide a modernistic approach to training specialists in high-risk professions. Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are starting to get utilized more frequently in medical training, preoperative planning, and rehabilitation. With the increased popularity of aesthetic procedures, the demand for a more modernistic approach to training specialists is also growing. Furthermore, the Covid-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of digital education, and improvements in online teaching will be necessary in the future. However, XR simulations are not completely translatable to real experiences and further research is needed for developing substitutes of live and cadaver models. In this article, we provide a review of the XR systems, developed for aesthetic medicine training and their applicability, compared to traditional methods.
Keywords: Extended Reality; Virtual Reality; Augmented Reality
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