Skin imaging and analysis systems and methods

  • US 6,571,003 B1
  • Filed: 06/14/1999
  • Issued: 05/27/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/14/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for locating one or more visual skin defects of a portion of a person, comprising:

  • acquiring a first digital image of the portion of the person;

    electronically analyzing the first digital image of the portion of the person to locate an area containing a skin defect;

    determining a first numerical severity associated with the area containing the skin defect; and

    generating a comparison between the first numerical severity and a predetermined value associated with a population of people.

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