Trichoscopy is the relatively young science studying the health of the hair and the scalp. Trichoscopy is often practiced by dermatologists, but more and more medical professionals become proficient in this science. The Dino-Lite TrichoScope is a perfect tool for trichoscopy, as the digital microscope is a great tool to study the scalp, hair shaft and the hair itself in detail. In the case of hair loss trichoscopy can mean a lot for patients since there are more than 50 known causes for hair loss and only detailed study can bring the cause to light. The images made with the TrichoScope can help the specialists to recognize the skin or hair problems and diseases and decide on the treatment method and resources or to prescribe the right medication. Wide scope The TrichoScope is not just relevant for the medical world. In forensic science (the science concerned with finding evidence in criminal investigations) the TrichoScope is becoming a valued partner. With the TrichoScope pictures, the forensic specialist can draw important conclusions when it comes to the victim?s age, weight, race and health. The TrichoScope is also becoming an increasingly common phenomenon in hair salons. Customers can literally get a better view of their hair treatment by watching the results together with the hair specialist on a PC, laptop or Windows tablet. The results of treatment with products for hair growth and improvement can be shown with before/after pictures. The Dino-Lite TrichoScope complies with the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, amended 2007/47/EC and is compatible with major operating systems such as Windows and MacOS. All necessary software is included.