Velscope is the newest and most accurate way to detect Intraoral Cancer and other diseases. The first technological advancement in detecting oral cancer in years the Velscope is part of the BC Cancer Agency’s Oral Cancer Screening Program Study.
Using a blue-spectrum light, the Velscope causes fluorescence of the mouth's soft tissues. The patterns of these flourescences can indicate which tissues are healthy and which are affected by disease or trauma.
Such a tool is vital for aiding the early discovery of oral cancer, particularly due to its ability to detect abnormalities that are unseed to the naked eye. Due to this, the Velscope can be a life saving tool.