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. Skin microscopes help define pigmented lesions and document details to track changes. Browse extended collection of reviews and learn about different scopes, light sources, and find books / references to learn.
I integrated dermal skin magnification into my clinical exam of pigmented lesions to optimize what to biopsy vs just observe. It was a powerful tool. Some of today's models offer polarization and no oil interface. Others make it easy for photo documentation with attachments to computer or even iPhone. Wireless connectivity for electronic medical records facilitate compulsive documentation and following lesions of concern. Here is a sample of the selection discussed:
Hope this helps,
Michael Bermant, MD
Retired Plastic SurgeonLearn More About Reconstructive Plastic Surgery