For Immediate Release
Manhattan Methods in Milford.
DermaGraphix Digital Mole Mapping Now Offered at the Pocono Medical Care
Advanced Dermatology Skin Cancer Imaging Center.
20 June, 2003
MD and Canfield Scientific announced the addition of a DermaGraphix Mole
Mapping (Whole Body Photography) System to Pocono Medical Care Advanced
Dermatology’s Skin Cancer Imaging Center in Milford, Pennsylvania.
high-resolution professional digital SLR camera and advanced software,
the DermaGraphix system allows physicians to map a patient’s entire
skin surface creating a photographic baseline. Using this digital mole
map, physicians can more easily spot new moles and moles that are
rapidly changing –one of the hallmarks of melanoma.
mapping is used in most of the melanoma clinics in university hospitals
and cancer centers,” said Thomas Bialoglow of Canfield Scientific.
“The powerful DermaGraphix system, which is in use at Sloan-Kettering,
is now also available at Pocono Medical Care Advanced Dermatology.”
when detected early, is almost always curable,” said Richard Buckley,
MD of Pocono Medical Care Advanced Dermatology. “Baseline mole-mapping
helps me detect melanoma very early on and helps me minimize the
excision of moles that are benign.”
need of DermaGraphix digital mole mapping or information on moles and
melanoma can contact Pocono Medical Care Advanced Dermatology now for an
appointment or brochures at 570-296-4000.
Imaging Systems (Fairfield, NJ) is a leading supplier of medical
photographic equipment, software and computer systems for patient
imaging in medicine and research. With distribution in 40 countries,
Canfield Imaging Systems (a division of Canfield Scientific, Inc.) is
the world’s largest provider of photographic documentation products
and services for pharmaceutical research. The mission of Canfield
Imaging Systems is to provide advanced patient imaging capabilities to
physicians and the healthcare industry. Canfield Imaging Systems is the
exclusive distributor of DermoGenius technology in the United States.
Buckley said, “The DermaGraphix system also does a great job with
cosmetic simulation. A digital picture of the patient is made and
DermaGraphix will then make changes to the image according to the
procedure being considered. Patients
can see how they could appear after cosmetic procedures such as Botox,
collagen, microdermabrasion and laser treatments.”
Medical Care Advanced Dermatology (Milford, PA) is the medical practice
of Richard Buckley, MD and Marina Buckley, MD. Since 1987, the skilled
physicians and health care professionals of Pocono Medical Care have
delivered a wide range of high quality medical care and services
including diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and growths such as
moles, cancers and roseacea, cosmetic treatments including laser,
microdermabrasion, collagen and Botox injections, fat transfer, scar
reduction. Pocono Medical Care also offers internal medicine services
and a wide range of on-site diagnostic capabilities including cardiac
stress testing, sigmoidoscopy and cancer screening.