The Harpenden dermatometer is a precision instrument designed to be used to measure fat on the surface of the skin (from which body fat is estimated).

  • The use of this instrument has been well established and well documented for 40 years.
  • Harpenden is considered the reference dermatometer for subcutaneous adipose tissue measurements.
  • It has been used in programs of international interest around the world and is the most expensive dermatometer available.