First Derm is an iOS app that provides mothers and skin worriers across the world with an on-the-go skincare assessment tool. The tool is used as a first step guidance on skincare concerns within their families, including infants and children. The app works by allowing users to send photos of the externally affected areas of skin to a licensed dermatologist anonymously. The photos are reviewed and assessed within 24 hours of submission by the user.
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iDoc24’s First Derm app has hit a new milestone: 50,000 downloads and over 7,500 submissions! iDoc24 has created other successful dermatology apps such as STD Triage, but First Derm has become the flagship service, leading the way in popularity and accessibility.
Author: Ulrike Efthamre Swedish magazine. “Året Runt nr 12 maj 2013 page 77”
A Smartphone App Saved My Life
Her malignant melanoma was found at an early stage thanks to a clinical digital health study using a smartphone app conducted in the region of western Götaland, Sweden. A week later, the lesion was surgically removed, and today Susann is completely healthy.
“It is very likely that the mobile phone saved my life,” Susann Samuelsson says, a 38-year-old mother of two from the west coast town of Kungsbacka.
A hospital in western Sweden is the first in the world to use smartphones to help diagnose skin cancer. A doctor can take a photo of a patient’s condition with their phone, and then using a phone application, they send the picture to the specialist doctor, and get a diagnosis within two days.