Tag: skin cancer

Augmented reality DoctorMole app now available for iPhone

DoctorMole which was well received on Android has finally been released on iPhone (25th September). It brings the same advanced, real-time computer vision technology to scan your moles in real time and give you instant risk feedback on Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter and Risk (ABCDE).

Using iPhones to Identify Skin Cancer in Sweden

Discussion of the possibility of using the built-in digital camera in a smartphone, a customized dermoscope (a special microscope to look at the skin), and a smartphone application to carry out “teledermoscopic” evaluations of suspicious skin lesions.

Medical app uses augmented reality and camera phone to detect skin cancer

DoctorMole represents a fantastic step forward for telemedicine and teledermatology. Whilst this app is no substitute for professional medical advice, it is a great example of how mobile technology can positively impact community healthcare and preventative medicine. Perhaps the only drawback to this app is that there was no way to share the results/photos taken with the app with your family physician which would surely enhance the doctor-patient relationship.