Many skin cancers are unnoticed by the patient, and a full body skin check sometimes reveals problems that the patient was not aware of. This is why we recommend a full skin check for all patients. The doctor will carefully inspect your skin all over, looking for abnormal skin spots with unusual shapes or colours.
If you have a spot in an area that you are concerned about then you should mention that to your doctor. Melanoma can potentially arise in areas that have not necessarily had much sun exposure.
Our professional in-clinic procedures may involve the following:
The following topical treatments are aimed at treating solar keratosis and can also be used for some superficial skin cancers quite successfully: