The skin is the body’s largest organ and is the first line of defence against the sun, pollutants, and extreme temperatures.
Educating patients on the importance of protection from solar damage, and changes to existing moles is essential to early detection, diagnosing, treating and managing ongoing skin conditions and is key to saving your life.
An annual skin check should be on everyone’s calendar and there is no better time than now to arrange an appointment that can save your life. Dr Paula Hade and Dr Megan Kelly are her MEDICAL onsite specialists ready to take care of you and help with any concerns on new or existing moles you may have.
Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world with Queensland holding the highest rate across Australia and has the highest rate of diagnosed melanoma cancer in the world.
Any new moles or changes in size, shape or colour of any existing moles should be examined immediately. Certain lifestyles along with different skin types may be at a higher risk than others and include:
Total Body Photography (TBP) is a comprehensive imaging technique used by Dr Megan Kelly to capture high-resolution photographs of a patient’s entire body, including the skin’s surface. TBP is especially valuable for tracking changes in moles, identifying skin conditions, and monitoring skin health. It’s an essential tool in skin cancer screening and long-term dermatological care.
Overall, Total Body Photography is a powerful tool in dermatology that contributes to early diagnosis and effective management of skin conditions, particularly in areas where sun exposure is a concern.