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Pharmanex BioPhotonic S3 Scanner

The patented Pharmanex BioPhotonic Scanner is a cutting edge testing tool that non-invasively measures carotenoid levels in living tissue, providing an immediate indication of a person’s overall antioxidant levels. Everyone can instantly know their own antioxidant status empowering individuals to make improvements to impact their antioxidant health.



How's Does It Work?

The technology of the Pharmanex BioPhotonic Scanner is based on an optical method known as Resonant Raman Spectroscopy, which has been used for many years in research laboratories.
The Scanner measures carotenoid levels in human tissue at the skin surface using optical signals. 


What Does It Measure?

The Scanner produces a narrow beam of light in which all of the photons are the same color-blue 478nm.  As 478 nm photons strike carotenoids in the skin, they are reflected back as 518 nm photons.


This is how the carotenoid concentration in your skin is measured. Because the number of photons reflected at the 518 nm wavelength is proportional to the concentration of carotenoids in the skin, these green photons are then counted to calculate the individuals SCS.

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What Does It Do?

Place the palm of your hand in front of the Scanner's safe, low-energy blue light, and you will obtain an immediate reading of the carotenoid antioxidant levels in the skin - the Skin Carotenoid Score.


Why Should I Scan Patients?

By measuring the stable level of carotenoid antioxidants in the skin and generating a Skin Carotenoid Score, the Scanner provides a more accurate and reliable biomarker of the overall antioxidant health status of your patient than other methods of measuring antioxidants.


Getting the Skin Carotenoid Score makes your patient aware of the antioxidant levels in their body and gives them the push they need to improve their overall antioxidant health.



Will your patients fail?

95% of individuals scanned will fail and find themselves on low end of the spectrum.  The great news is that by scanning, recommending therapy, and rescanning, 99% will improve.


What's Next?

Watch the videos on the right for additional insights. 


If you're ready to discover if the S3 Scanner is right for your practice, clinic or pharmacy then book an information session today.

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