Frequently Asked Questions

Is dermoscopy painless?

Dermoscopy is a completely pain-free diagnostic method.

Is dermoscopy an invasive method?

Dermoscopy is a non-invasive diagnostic method, based on optics and microscopy.

What should be known before coming in for a dermoscopic examination?

Before a dermoscopic examination, it is recommended that You have an own insight about the lesions on Your skin. Examin Yourself, head to toe. ABCDE rules of clinical examination can be of great assistance. If You want to perform a professional selfexamination, take a look at: How to do a skin and mole selfexamination.

How long does a dermoscopic examination last?

On average, a dermoscopic examination takes about half an hour.