Lior Wayn, founder and president of Emerald Medical Applications. (YouTube/Screenshot)

The DermaCompare app is a new Israeli technology that identifies skin irregularities with the click of a button.

Thanks to Israeli innovation, you can now identify skin ailments by using the camera on your smartphone.

Skin cancer always starts with a new mole or moles that have changed. The Dermacare app will guide you through the process and find any suspicious moles.

The app empowers people to monitor their own health. Of course, it doesn’t replace a medical practitioner, but it saves money – the app is free – as well as time and medical resources. In fact, it could mean the difference between a five-minute surgery and full-blown skin cancer.

What this fascinating video and find out what inspired this research and how the scientists went about it.