The specialist full skin examination
Dermatologists are specialists in skin cancer detection and treatment.
During a Full skin examination you will be asked to undress to your underwear.
Dermatologists use lighting and magnification to examine your skin.
During a skin check by your Dermatologist they will be looking for
- Sign of sun damage
- Actinic Keratoses
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Tips for your skin check appointment
How often should I get my skin checked
This depends on a number of risk factors.
See the article below from the Australian Family Physician which outlines the risk factors and suggested frequency of skin checks.
Your Dermatologist is a specialist in early skin cancer detection.