October 4, 2018
Editor's note: A previous version of this article said that the Aysa app would be sold with a $1.99 annual subscription. This has been corrected to $9.99.
Clinical decision support tool maker VisualDx officially launched Aysa, its first consumer-facing app, last month at Health 2.0 in San Francisco. The app allows users to upload pictures of skin lesions or rashes, enter some additional...
July 30, 2018
Amsterdam-based skin cancer screening app SkinVision has raised $7.6 million in new funding from existing investors Leo Pharma and PHS Fund, with additional contributions from undisclosed new backers described by the company as "high net worth impact investors."
This is the second major funding raise for the company, which launched in 2012 under the name Skin Scan, after a $3.4 million round in...
April 23, 2018
A quick Google image search is often the go-to for people when they notice a rash cropping up on their skin. This starts the process of trying to match up their skin condition to the one in the photos.
But a new app called Skin Image Search by First Derm has just launched in beta today and aims to use artificial intelligence to help people figure out exactly what their skin condition is.
October 23, 2017
Teens and adults battling severe acne now have a new tool to follow their transition toward unblemished skin.
Sun Pharma, makers of severe acne medication Absorica (isotretinoin), have released a companion mobile app to help dermatological patients manage their treatment and assist with medication adherence. In addition, the app’s “My Progress Tracker” feature uses the phone’s camera to regularly...
September 20, 2016
Walgreens' website and mobile app will now features access to skin care services for those looking to get quick, affordable dermatology questions answered when they can’t get access to a skin care specialist.
Through a partnership with teledermatology provider Iagnosis, Walgreens will offer visitors the site or app access to DermatologistOnCall, Iagnosis’ flagship program featuring dermatology...
October 20, 2015
There have been a number of digital health products that have launched on Indiegogo and Kickstarter in the last few weeks. These products, which all include a hardware element this time around, range from a mole -scanning smartphone peripheral, from a company that's been active in digital health for a couple years now, to a smartphone-connected spirometer. Notably, there are two women's health...
March 5, 2015
First Derm, a dermatology question-and-answer app that is available in the Apple AppStore and Google Play Store, has reached 100,000 downloads.
The app launched a little more than a year ago: January 2014.
First Derm allows users to anonymously take pictures of external skin problems and send them to a licensed dermatologist, who will respond to inquiries within 24 hours of receiving the pictures...
February 25, 2015
Berlin-based Klara has raised $2.5 million from Partech Ventures; Creathor Venture; Stephan Schambach, founder of ecommerce service Demandware; and Heilemann Ventures.
Existing angel investors include Atlantic Labs, 6Wunderkinder CEO Christian Reber, former CEO of Bayer-Dermatology, Marc Lafeuille, and TA Venture.
Klara has developed an app, available on iOS and Android devices, that helps...
February 24, 2015
Iagnosis, parent company of virtual visit skin care company DermatologistOnCall, raised $1.2 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings Iagnosis’ total funding to date to $10 million. The company had raised $2.8 million in May 2014.
DermatologistOnCall offers online, tablet, or smartphone-based consultations. Patients who want to use the service first fill out a questionnaire that verifies...
January 21, 2014
iDoc24 has launched a dermatology question and answer app, First Derm, which is specifically targeted towards mothers to use for their children.
The app allows users to anonymously take pictures of external skin problems and send them to a licensed dermatologist, who will respond to inquiries within 24 hours of receiving the pictures with an assessment of the problem. Users must pay $39.99 for...