Arrive 10 minutes prior to the appointment to ensure patient enrolment occurs smoothly.
Ask your parents and siblings if they have had any skin cancers treated, this history is important. List your own personal history.
Your Dermatologist will ask you if there are any lesions you are concerned about . List the lesions you have noted. Some patients even circle the lesions.
Please do not wear heavy make up to your skin check appointment. The Dermatologist will need to remove this to accurately assess your skin. If Makeup is important , schedule an appointment at the end of a day.
To perform a full skin examination you will be asked to undress down to your underwear. A limited examination may be provided on request.