What is digital mole mapping?
Digital mole mapping is a non-invasive procedure that uses specialised equipment which is medical-grade professional dermatoscope, to capture high-resolution images of your moles and skin lesions. These images are then analysed and reviewed by a dermatologist for early detection of skin cancer.
How long does a digital mole mapping appointment take?
Digital mole mapping appointment typically takes around 20 minutes.
Is digital mole mapping safe?
Yes, digital mole mapping is a safe procedure. It is non-invasive and does not involve any radiation exposure. The medical-grade professional dermatoscope used during the procedure is designed to provide accurate and high-quality images of your skin.
Why should I consider digital mole mapping?
Digital mole mapping is an effective tool for early detection of skin cancer. By regularly monitoring your moles and skin lesions, any changes or abnormalities can be identified promptly, increasing the chances of successful treatment and reducing the risk of complications.
How often should I undergo digital mole mapping?
The frequency of digital mole mapping appointments depends on various factors, including your risk factors for skin cancer, personal medical history, and the recommendations of your dermatologist. In general, individuals with a higher risk of skin cancer may benefit from more frequent monitoring, while those with lower risk factors may have appointments less frequently.
What happens after my digital mole mapping appointment?
After your appointment, the captured images of your moles and skin lesions will be reviewed by a dermatologist. They will carefully analyse the images for any signs of concern, such as changes in size, shape, or colour. If any abnormalities are detected, further evaluation or follow-up may be recommended.
How accurate is digital mole mapping in detecting skin cancer?
Digital mole mapping, when performed by trained professionals and reviewed by dermatologists, can be a highly accurate method for detecting skin cancer. The detailed images captured during the procedure allow for precise monitoring of changes in moles and skin lesions over time, improving the chances of early detection and intervention.
When will I get my results?
Normally results take 24 hours however it can take up to 3 days by email or 5 days by post.
How much does it cost?