In the modern hair consultation, it is important to be able to objectively assess the causes of hair loss and the success of the therapy. Patients want solid evidence before making a decision for therapy.
The follow-up of hair diseases with TrichoLAB and FotoFinder is based on trichoscopy and offers inspiration and concrete information for doctors and patients. The topic of hair consultation and evaluation is important to every practice because it no longer requires a time-consuming effort. TrichoLAB has developed an easy three step process that can be performed by the assistant using FotoFinder technology: First, capture a few images. Second, upload the images to the TrichoLAB service. Last, promptly receive a detailed trichoscopic report.
It is recommended to do an initial trichoscopic examination during the first visit and then regular follow-up examinations, e.g. three months after starting the treatment.
Trichoscopy requires no preparation of the patient, which means: no plucking, shaving or biopsy! During the examination, overview images of the scalp in the frontal, temporal and occipital area are taken as well as several microscopic images for each area. With the TrichoLAB Suite tool, the procedure becomes child's play! With a click of the mouse the images are transferred to the secure TrichoLAB server and evaluated there.
After statistical evaluation, the trichoscopy evaluation is performed by a member of the TrichoLAB team of physicians. The team has extensive experience in the field of trichoscopy. As a result, you will receive a detailedTrichoscopy Report with second opinion of a TrichoLAB expert to support your own evaluation. With the Choose your Expert function you can even ask one of our world experts for a second opinion.
- Acne keloidalis nuchae
- Alopecia areata
- Alopecia areata incognito
- Alopecia senilis
- Anagen effluvium
- Androgenetic alopecia
- Aplasia cutis congenita
- Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia
- Congenital triangular alopecia
- Discoid lupus erythematosus
- Dissecting cellulitis
- Folliculitis decalvans
- Frontal fibrosing alopecia
- Lichen planopilaris
- Loose anagen syndrome
- Pseudopelade de Brocq
- Scalp psoriasis
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Syphilitic alopecia
- Telogen effluvium
- Tinea capitis
- Traction alopecia
Whether you want to see scaling or vascularization, you benefit from a variety of visualization possibilities, polarized or non-polarized, dry or wet.
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