Digital Health Sensing for Personalized Dermatology

Sensors (Basel). 2019 Aug 5;19(15):3426. doi: 10.3390/s19153426.


The rapid evolution of technology, sensors and personal digital devices offers an opportunity to acquire health related data seamlessly, unobtrusively and in real time. In this opinion piece, we discuss the relevance and opportunities for using digital sensing in dermatology, taking eczema as an exemplar.

Keywords: artificial intelligence; atopic dermatitis; digital phenotyping; digital sensing; eczema; mobile dermatology.

MeSH terms

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Eczema / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Monitoring, Physiologic / instrumentation
  • Monitoring, Physiologic / methods*
  • Skin / physiopathology*
  • Smartphone
  • Wearable Electronic Devices