Technology can make as well as break the world that we live in. So much such everything is forced to either adapt and adopt different technologies or they are forced to move out of the picture. However, luckily for us, most are opting for adopting different technologies to make sure that they are able to keep up with their clients needs.
On the medical filed technology adaptation is a must as it helps the medical practitioners make accurate diagnosis and help their clients. And below we shall look at some of the technological innovations that are slowly but surely making their way into the fields of dermatology and dermatopathology.
Tech in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
The world that we live in is fully equipped with smartphones and stable internet connections. With this we have several applications that can easily connect you to dermatologist from all over the world. Tele dermatology services are growing all over the world with various applications like FirstDerm, Spruce, Direct Dermatology to mention but a few aiding patient by connecting them to dermatologist from all over the word.
By the use of the applications, you can easily take and send footage and wait for a diagnosis from a dermatologist that you will have been connected with. One of the most popular of these application is iDoc24. They have had over thousands of cases from patients from all over the world. While the majority of these cases can be self-treated, its always better to be safe than sorry.
Big data can be used in all fields be it medical or non medical, such that even platforms like online casinos can easily use big data to compile all the statistics that they the need. With big data, you are able to compile statistics from all cases in then the field of dermatology.
One such platform that will give dermatologist access to data in the field of dermatology is DataDerm. It is was created by dermatologists and connects each dermatologists with millions of cases in the US. This will help if you have a similar as such you are able to deal with it. Or rather, you are able to get in touch with other dermatologist and ask them how to deal with various cases that you may have not treated before.
Robotics is also one of the many technological innovations that are slowly creeping into the world of dermatology. A company based in New Jersey released a commercial Vectra whole body skin lesion mapping system. With this machine you are able to take a full degree scan of the whole body as well as identify all the lesions on the skin. However this is only the tip of the iceberg as there is still a lot more to discovered in the area of robotics and dermatology.
Dermatology deals with the largest organ in the body and that is the skin, as such it only makes sense that we have various technological advancements in the field. These are not all that technology and innovation has the for the field of dermatology, there is still a lot more to cord like Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, Skin regeneration to mention but a few.