How to take teledermatology pictures for acne consultation

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This tutorial describes how to take pictures of acne lesions for effective teledermatology diagnosis.

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  • 1. How to Take Pictures for TeledermatologyTele-Acne Consultation (Images/information provided inthis section are courtesy ofDr. Achaimah Osei-Tutu, MD, FAAD) http://clickmedix.com

2. How to take picture for tele-acne consultation ClickMedix, LLChttp://clickmedix.com 2 3. Instructions: 1 Frontal ImageAfter logging into ClickMedix iPhone application, whenprompted to take a picture: 1. Stand in front of amirror 2. Raise the iPhone sothat you see the backof the iPhone where therear camera is located 3. Look into the mirror toensure your frontal viewfills up most of thecamera screen andDesired Resultpress the captureThe top of your head, chin, andbutton on the iPhone ear should be in fullclose to the and chin should beview. Headtop and bottom of the screen ClickMedix, LLChttp://clickmedix.com 3 4. Instructions: Profile ImagesAlso take a picture of your right profile and your leftprofile: 1. Stand in front of amirror, turn to the side 2. Raise the iPhone sothat you see the back ofthe iPhone 3. Look into the mirror asa guide to ensure yourprofile view is captured.Then look straight andtap the image-capture Desired Resultbutton on the iPhone The top of your head and chin 4. Repeat for the other should be close to the top andside bottom of the screen ClickMedix, LLC http://clickmedix.com 4 5. Instruction: Close-Up Image (good example) Good Enough: shows dimension, hair follicles ClickMedix, LLC http://clickmedix.com 5 6. Instruction: Close-Up Image (bad example) Insufficient for diagnosis: Blurry, unfocused ClickMedix, LLChttp://clickmedix.com6 7. Instruction: Close-Up Example (good lighting) Use fluorescent lighting or sunlight for better color contrast (try no flash) ClickMedix, LLChttp://clickmedix.com 7