Even an experienced dermatologist finds it difficult to distinguish between a benign
and a malignant mole in the early stages. A more detailed and precise diagnosis requires
skin surface microscopy. The first examination is made with the traditional hand-held
View with traditional microscopy
A more advanced system is available with the epiluminescence microscope (ELM). Using
this technology, dermatologists are not only able to look at the skin surface but can also view
and image the sub-surface layers of the skin.
View with DELM