VISIA System: A Possible Tool in the Cosmetic Practice

November 2014 | Volume 13 | Issue 11 | Editorials | 1312 | Copyright © November 2014

Anne Goldsberry MD MBA, C. William Hanke MD MPH, Katherine E. Hanke
Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, IN

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responded that they would prefer to go to a practice with a VISIA system compared to a practice without VISIA. Sixty-two percent of respondents noted that they would pay for the analysis with the VISIA system. Thirty-eight percent of subjects responded that the analysis guided their product purchases or treatment decisions.


The VISIA Complexion Analysis System is a beneficial tool for dermatology and aesthetic practices. It has the potential to help patients understand their skin concerns and guide treatment decisions. While not addressed in this study, we have used the VISIA in our clinical practice to perform baseline evaluations and track treatment outcomes. This study is limited by the small number of subjects. Further studies on how to integrate the VISIA system into a clinical practice are warranted.


The authors have no relevant commercial interests to disclose.


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