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Dark-field microscopy

Dark-field microscopy is a procedure in which blood is examined under the dark-field microscope and certain diseases, such as chronic Lyme disease and inflammations, can be detected which are sometimes not recognised in routine blood tests. The blood is viewed alive under the dark field microscope and analysed. Health problems can sometimes even be detected before the body shows symptoms.


A drop of blood is taken and analysed under the dark field microscope. The appearance, activity and functionality of the red blood cells (erythrocytes) in particular, but also other structures in the blood are assessed. The blood cells can be observed in the dark field in magnifications of up to 1000 times. The trained therapist then notices certain characteristics of the blood, with the help of which he can better analyse the patient's current condition.

The observations allow conclusions to be drawn about metabolic disorders, certain stresses or diseases, precursors of diseases and much more. As our patient, you have the opportunity to follow the analysis of your blood live on a monitor. In this way, "before and after" recordings can also be made to evaluate the effects of certain therapies.

The following phenomena/problems can be recognised particularly well in the dark field:

  • Functional problems of the erythrocytes
  • Lyme disease - heavy metal exposure
  • Electrosmog pollution
  • Unbalanced acid-base balance
  • certain metabolic disorders
  • Circulatory disorders and congestion in the body

In summary, dark field microscopy is a simple control procedure in the treatment of many clinical pictures. It is regarded as an indicative diagnosis and not as a diagnosis of exclusion; the theoretical principles are compatible with the current state of knowledge, which therefore does not necessarily already enjoy general recognition today.

You are welcome to arrange a diagnostic appointment!

Ordination St. Veit:
Dr Paul Hancik
Tel: +43 (677) 640 360 80

Ordination Klagenfurt:
Andrea Tillinger
Tel +43 (660) 3453705