This lightweight handheld unit emits ultraviolet light that helps diagnose skin conditions.
The Wood's light or Wood's lamp was invented by the physicist Robert Wood. It's a device that emits long-wave ultraviolet light. When used in a dark room, it can help diagnose various skin conditions, and therefore will be an essential tool to select accurate treatments and appropriate home care products.
Each color means something different:
- White = thick corneal layer (excess dryness)
- White spots = dead cells, abnormal skin maturation