However, surgical removal, especially in children, should only be carried out if the affected area actually contains a risk factor. In order to be able to recognize this without surgery, confocal laser microscopy is a good option after incident light microscopy. With the confocal laser microscope, the cell tissue under the skin surface can be made visible and examined for malignant structures at a magnification of 1,000 times without pain or risky radiation. In this way, the earliest changes and preliminary stages of skin cancer can be detected in time. And extracted if necessary.
Dr. Zorn's practice is one of the few in Germany that has confocal laser microscopes at its disposal in order to avoid unnecessary surgery by means of targeted diagnosis.
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