What is dermatoscopy?
Dermatoscopy is a non-invasive method of examination of the skin, which allows to evaluate the structure (color, contour, shape) of skin and changes. It helps diagnose skin cancer (including early stages of melanoma). Modern dermatoscopes are often connected to a computer, which enables consistent examination of pigmented structures in the epidermis and dermis, taking photographs and archiving data (for further observation).
What are the benefits of dermatoscopy?
It is a non-invasive, safe, painless method that does not require special patient preparation and allows to accurately detect lesions in pigmentary tumors or moles and monitor them dynamically.
Is dermatoscopy possible for everyone at all times?
This is a visual method and has no contraindications.