The goal of this website is to empower and engage people around the world to use and promote dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections..
It provides state of the art knowledge and information concerning dermoscopy - a non invasive diagnostic method.
dermoscopediaDermoscopedia is the name of this website and is providing state of knowledge information concerning dermoscopy - a non invasive diagnostic method. has been written by the worlds experts in this field in collaboration with the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS).
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