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Skin Check

Comprehensive skin check services at MoleMap Australia

A skin cancer check you can trust

At MoleMap skin cancer clinics, we don’t just check your skin—we double check it. An experienced melanographer performs a thorough head-to-toe skin check. Any suspicious moles are photographed and sent for dermatologist diagnosis. Because two sets of expert eyes mean more accurate results. No referral needed.
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Is a skin check right for me?

Yes, if you’re low risk but have noticed a new mole or changing mole and want to quickly know you’re in the clear with an accurate diagnosis.

Looking for proactive monitoring? Check out our Full Body MoleMap
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Saving lives. One skin check at a time

Helena Alemao Testimonial
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Lewis Testimonial
Helena Alemao
Helena Alemao
45 years old
High Risk
“When dad was suddenly diagnosed with melanoma I had to be proactive about my own skin.  My Full Body MoleMap resulted in 39 moles being documented and sent for dermatologist review.”
Family history
Fair Skin
Many Moles
Brent Griffin
Brent Griffin
59 years old
High Risk
“A suspicious mole was picked up during my Full Body MoleMap. A few days later I had a phone call from my doctor…I was told it was Clark level 2 melanoma.”
Atypical moles
Lewis
Lewis
71 years old
High Risk
“At my annual full body skin exam, the melanographer found a small pin-sized spot on my ear and recommended I have it examined further. It turned out to be cancerous. If it wasn’t for MoleMap, it would have gone unnoticed.”
Changing mole

What does a SkinCheck involve?

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A thorough head-to-toe skin check by a skilled melanographer
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Dermatologist diagnosis of suspicious or high-risk moles
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Under the skin imaging of suspicious moles to detect cancer early
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A full dermatologist’s report outlining the next steps, if needed
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Friendly advice on skin cancer protection and prevention

Find peace in 3 steps with our skin check

Step 1: A thorough skin check

A head-to-toe skin check by a melanographer (specially trained in skin cancer detection) for higher accuracy.
Duration: 20 minutes
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Step 2: Dermatologist diagnosis

Dermoscopic (under the skin) images of suspicious moles are quickly and securely shared with an accredited dermatologist for their expert diagnosis.
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Step 3: Full report

Get a full report for reassurance. If action is needed, the report will include the dermatologist’s advice on the next steps.
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SkinCheck cost

$219
Or 4 x interest-free payments of $54.75
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Health funds welcome

Some health funds cover part or all of your skin assessment at a skin cancer clinic. This may include your skin check. Find out your level of cover. Contact your healthcare provider today.

Explore MoleMap’s skin services

SkinCheck+

A thorough skin check plus full body imaging. Your skin is always changing, a photographic record makes detecting cancer quicker.
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Full Body MoleMap

Our most comprehensive skin check service. Includes full body imaging, mole plotting and unlimited free skin checks for 12 months.
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Schedule your expert skin check today!

Got a question about skin checks?

Is a skin check up worth the money?

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One Australian is diagnosed with melanoma every 30 minutes. Early detection is the best chance of a positive outcome.  Our SkinCheck includes a thorough head-to-toe assessment of your moles, with any ‘at-risk’ lesions imaged and sent for dermatologist diagnosis. If you’re worried about a suspicious mole, visit a MoleMap clinic near you for a quick and trusted diagnosis.

How long does a MoleMap skin check take?

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At MoleMap, our skin check service takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

What’s the difference between a skin check and mole check?

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Our skin check service provides a thorough head-to-toe melanoma check with a trained melanographer. (This is a registered nurse who is trained in skin cancer detection). Any suspicious moles are imaged and sent to a dermatologist for further assessment and diagnosis. This type of skin check is a good choice if you have:

  • A small number of moles
  • You’ve spotted an unusual mole and want it checked out quickly

In comparison, our mole check includes all the features of our skin check but with the added benefit of total body photography and proactive individual mole plotting and monitoring. This means you have a baseline of images to track and compare at future skin checks. As part of our Full Body MoleMap, you also get  unlimited free skin checks for 12 months.

Who should have a skin cancer check up?

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Anyone who is concerned about cancer should have a skin cancer check. MoleMap’s skin check is particularly suited to people who are at low to medium risk and want peace of mind, or have spotted a suspicious mole and want it checked out fast. You can check your skin cancer risk here.

What happens if a suspicious mole is detected?

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If a suspect mole is spotted during your visit at one of our cancer skin clinics, it will be imaged by our melanographer. All images are sent to a dermatologist for further examination and diagnosis. Your report will include the dermatologist's diagnosis along with any images and advice on the next steps - like having a skin check up if further action is required.

Why is it important to get regular skin checks?

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Regular skin checks are essential for the early detection of new or changing moles. Because melanoma can be difficult to detect with the naked eye, we recommend booking a yearly skin cancer check up at your nearest MoleMap skin cancer clinic. Our melanographers are trained in skin cancer detection and perform hundreds of skin cancer checks, which makes them highly experienced in spotting the smallest changes.

Are at-home skin checks important?

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Absolutely. Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world. At-home skin checks (alongside professional skin cancer checks) can help you spot cancer early. This is vital, as 95% of skin cancers are curable if detected and treated early.

How do you perform an at-home skin check?

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Firstly, it’s very helpful to understand the signs of melanoma. This will help you to know what exactly it is you’re looking for during your at-home skin check.

Secondly, make sure you do your skin check in a well lit room with a full-length and a hand-help mirror close by. This will make it easier to spot any new or changing moles.

Look in the full length mirror to check the front and back of your body, as well as both sides of your body. Women should also raise each arm to check under their breasts.

Examine your upper arms and forearms. Check the palms and back of your hands, including your fingernails. Closely check your legs, feet, soles, toenails and in between your toes. (This is where the handheld mirror comes in useful!)

Carefully look over your face, neck, ears and scalp. You may need to ask a family member or friend to help.

At MoleMap, we rec­om­mend doing a DIY skin check at least every three months. You can also reduce your risk by  booking in for an expert skin check or mole check every 6 to 12 months - depending on your skin cancer risk.

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