U.S. FDA clears confocal microscopy device for dermatological use

May 15, 2018
The microscopy tool allows dermatologists to noninvasively visualize cellular structures within the skin.

Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics (Caliber I.D.; Boston, MA) has received U.S. FDA clearance for modifications to its Vivascope reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) device. The RCM tool allows dermatologists to noninvasively visualize cellular structures within the skin.

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A nondestructive in vivo imaging modality, the system painlessly provides high-resolution RCM images of the epidermis down to the supporting stroma in thin, optical slices. The recent modifications to the system include refined ergonomics and improved imaging capabilities.

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