Dermatoscopy is a professional examination of
pigment marks and their possible changes using many times
magnification. In our centre, we always examine the client by manual
dermatoscopy and the professional eye of a doctor. The optical system
of the dermatoscope works as a magnifying glass and enables the mark
to be enlarged and zoomed in to determine its size, pigment
distribution, predominant colour, the sharpness of its border, and
the depth of placement. All of this helps the physician better assess
colour changes and study the mark’s structure.
the examination, the so-called dermatoscopic criteria are assessed.
mark is evaluated macroscopically in the same way as in
self-examination according to the ABCD rules.
Asymmetry – asymmetries
Border – an irregular border
Colour – colour, suspicious if the mark changes colour, darkens,
different types of colours
Diameter – all marks with a diameter over 5 mm must be shown to a
Elevation – this means that any change in the growth of the mark
over the level of the skin (but also in width) is suspicious.
suspicious mark can be removed by dermatologists. Such marks should
be treated mainly in the summer with creams containing protective
factors, and in case of any disruption, scratching or unplanned
removal, come immediately to a specialist dermatologist. Removing a
suspicious mark will not detract from your beauty; on the contrary
will add to your health.