Kosmet Med 34(6): 244 – 247

Photodocumentation in aesthetic medicine and dermatology
Fotodokumentation in der ästhetischen Medizin und Dermatologie

Dirk Brandl, Diplomfotoingenieur

Key words: Photodocumentation, Frankfurt line, Before-after, photographic standards, medical standards of Documentation, comparison

For documentation using Before & after photos, rules and standards apply in relation to the photographic techniques used; they must, however, also be in compliance with the standards that apply in medicine. the photographic techniques must ensure that treatment outcomes can be properly compared, while the medical standards determine body proportions, views and postures. For some medical aspects, new standards are proposed.