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Essendon mole check specialists

Comprehensive melanoma skin check service in Essendon

Our Essendon skin clinic combines a proven skin-mapping system with skin cancer expertise to diagnose melanoma and other skin cancers early – when they’re most treatable.

What makes MoleMap different?

Watch our video to find out.

Skin-mapping + Melanographers + Dermatologists = accuracy you can trust.

Only MoleMap's proven system combines head-to-toe skin mapping by trained Melanographers with expert diagnosis of any suspicious moles by specialist Dermatologists.

That’s what makes us unique and what makes our skin cancer detection service so effective.

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Your first MoleMap Essendon appointment.

What to expect.

Watch our video so you know what to expect when you come to MoleMap Essendon – and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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Need a mole check in Essendon?

We spot melanoma early at our Essendon skin clinic.

Australia’s UV rates are among the highest in the world, and every bit of UV damage all adds up. Even incidental sun exposure can increase your melanoma risk, which is why it’s crucial to have your skin and moles thoroughly checked, early and often.

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Services

Full Body Molemap

Up to 60 minutes

Your comprehensive surveillance program

Essential if you have a medium to high number of moles; a personal or family history of melanoma; have been referred by your doctor; or for anyone wanting a complete record of their skin to monitor changes over time.

$399*

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*New Patients

  • Seen by a Melanographer
  • Diagnosed by a Dermatologist
  • Thorough head-to-toe skin check
  • Free spot checks for 12 months
  • Skin cancer education
  • Long-term monitoring over time
  • Total body photography (complete record of skin)
  • Follow-up appointments from $355

Skin Check

Up to 15 minutes

A point-in-time skin check

It’s great if you have low to medium number of moles or have a mole of concern or one that is changing. It’s a point-in-time check so there is no monitoring over time.

$149

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  • Seen by a Melanographer
  • Diagnosed by a Dermatologist
  • Thorough head-to-toe skin check
  • Skin cancer education
  • A point-in-time skin check

SpotChat

Up to 15 minutes

Video or phone chat with a Melanographer

An online or phone consultation with a Melanographer via our secure telehealth service: the easy way to discuss your skin cancer concerns and next steps, while keeping you safe at home.

FREE

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  • Talk to a Melanographer
  • Secure video or phone consultation
  • Ask questions about your skin/moles
  • Check which service is right for you
  • Find out your next steps

A regular mole check can help prevent melanoma.

As we age a regular and thorough skin check can literally save our life.

We’re right here on the spot
Conveniently located on Mt Alexander Road in the heart of Essendon, we service all surrounding areas, including: Airport West, Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Brunswick, Clifton Hill, Coburg, Essendon West, Glenroy, Fawkner, Kealba, Maribyrnong, Moonee Ponds, Pascoe Vale, St Albans and Strathmore.
If you’re outside these suburbs, see our other clinics in Melbourne.

Got a suspicious looking mole?
If you’re worried about a mole, and think it may have some of the early signs of melanoma, ask your doctor or dermatologist to check it as soon as possible – or book a Full Body MoleMap or Spot Check straight away.

What is melanoma and what is my skin cancer risk level?
While a common mole can become cancerous it is rare and that is why it is crucial to have a regular mole check, particularly if your are medium to high risk - try our risk quiz here. Common moles are usually smaller than five millimetres, are perfectly evenly shaped and have a single colour. You should not expect a mole which has been around for quite some time to become dangerous. However, if you see that it starts changing during your own mole check, you should see a doctor immediately.

On the other hand, not all abnormal moles turn into skin cancer. Abnormal moles are pre-cancerous, but this does not mean they are skin cancer - in fact, most of them never become cancerous. Dermatologists recommend that they are monitored and removed only in case they pose serious danger.

It is also interesting to note that some skin cancer moles do not match all ABCDE criteria that is used to visually detect moles of concern.

A - is for Asymmetry

B - is for Borders that are irregular

C - is for Colour that is uneven

D - is for Diameter larger than 6 millimetres

E - is for Evolving

The reality is that some moles of concern are perfectly round and not asymmetric. You can also find some with fairly smooth edges and even colour, and it is even possible for a dangerous mole to fade into the skin. The best thing you can do to protect yourself is to get a regular skin check or Full Body MoleMap.

Not sure what type of mole check is right for you and your skin? Call us on 1800 665 362 or check out MoleMap’s range of skin cancer detection services here.

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