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Medical photography is failing patients with darker skin

Nov 17, 2021   |   TheVerge.com
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Even medical stock photos only depict white people

Doctors aren’t usually in the business of publishing photography guides. But Jenna Lester, a dermatologist at the University of California San Francisco, was growing frustrated with the poor quality images she’d receive of her dark-skinned patients. It wasn’t just a cosmetic issue — the bad photos meant darker-skinned people weren’t getting the same quality of care.

So in January, Lester co-authored – Read Article –

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Georgina Gonzalez

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