At cuticare nothing is too small for us, anything and everything which trouble the patients are of concern for us. we have a very structured and proven diagnostic pathway where in we go deep to uncover the causes of your troubles by using the following diagnostic methods
Dermatoscopy is the examination of skin lesions with a Dermatoscope. Dermatoscope is one of the traditional diagnostic tools used by the skin specialists. Dermatoscope magnifies the lesion and also blocks the skin surface reflections.
Trichoscopy isa method of hair and scalp evaluation to diagnose hair and scalp diseases. Trichoscopy magnifies upto 70 times to help discover even the minute abnormalities
It is a very quick procedure involving taking a bit of abnormal skin under local anesthesia. This is sent for analysis in the lab and results will be available in a week. This is done to find the exact cause of the disease.
These tests are done to find out the substances which might be causing reaction on your skin.The suspected substance is either placed as a patch or pricked into the skin to see if it causes any reaction
Screening test done in people with urticaria of more than 6 weeks duration. A positive reaction indicates a strong possibility of allergy to components in one’s own blood. This test aids in the diagnosis of a type of long standing urticaria called chronic autoimmune urticaria. This test is done by drawing blood, separating serum in the lab and injecting a tiny quantity of the patient’s own serum into the forearm and an equal quantity of saline into other forearm and checking out the response produced
In this test the skin is scratched with a glass slide and powder obtained is examined under the microscope after appropriate processing. This test is useful in all itchy, scaly conditions to confirm or rule out fungal infections and in some cases parasites in the skin. It is also used to detect the role of fungus in discolored/distorted nails, it also helps to distinguish one type of fungus from another and guide appropriate treatment.
Woods lamp uses transillumination(light) to detect bacterial or fungal skin infections and also pigmentary disorders such as vitiligo and other skin irregularities.