The last two decades have seen a rise in the incidence of malignant melanoma. Due to a lack of effective treatment (especially at advanced stages), early identification is key. The accuracy of clinical diagnosis with the unaided eye is only around 60%. Dermatoscopy is a simple, easy-to-use in vivo method that allows early detection of such lesions. Using a dermatoscope, the diagnostic accuracy can be improved to over 90%.
How does a dermatoscope work?
We present our top 3 dermatoscopes below: