Widening the scope of virtual reality and augmented reality in dermatology.

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Summary of "Widening the scope of virtual reality and augmented reality in dermatology."

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are making headlines, pushing the boundaries of educational experiences and applicability in a variety of fields. Medicine has seen a rapid growth of utilization of these devices for various educational and practical purposes. With respect to the field of dermatology, very few uses are discussed in the literature. We briefly present the current status of VR/AR with regard to this specialty.


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Name: Dermatology online journal
ISSN: 1087-2108


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