Australians have the highest incidence of melanoma in the world for both males and females. Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. In Victoria, more than 40,000 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed annually.
The total body skin check takes 30 minutes and involves a registered general practitioner completing a systematic total body skin check from head to toe.
The doctor will discuss the results of the skin check directly with you and will then organize any further follow up if required.
Initial skin screening consultation is a 30 minute appointment (item 36 long consultation) at the cost of $142.00 and is rebateable from Medicare.
It is preferred that ladies do not wear any makeup or nail polish for this appointment
Please do not hesitate to ask our staff should you have any questions.
Full Body Skin ChecksHead to toe physical examination.
This is a hand held magnification device used to assess individual lesions.
A sample is taken of any suspicious lesions and sent to pathology.
Treatment for some lesions suitable for ‘freezing’.
Identified skin cancers or lesions can be surgically removed at the clinic. Including flaps and grafts.
If the doctor feels specialist referral is required you will be referred to a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
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