Warragul Skin Cancer Clinic

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Central Clinic Lifelong Care for our Patients

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DETECTION

Fotofinder system

Fotofinder is able to take high-resolution images systematically from head to toe at many different angles. Fotofinder compares images and detects microscopic changes at the very earliest stages, minimising the risk of developing into more dangerous skin cancers.

Dermoscopy

A skin screening tool which enables doctors to visualise and evaluate moles and other skin lesions at a microscopic level. Dermoscopy images are able to be stored within Fotofinder for future comparison.

 

Mapping

  • FotoFinder System - Total Body Mapping
  • Full body Skin Check with dermoscopy
  • Treatment Plan

 

Skin Check

  • Full body Skin Check with dermoscopy
  • Treatment Plan

 

Spot Check

  • Dermoscopy - to check 1 or 2 spots only
  • Treatment Plan

 

Your Appointment

  • Our friendly skin clinic receptionist will advise you of your expected appointment duration; please allow extra time just in case you have other appointments.
  • Do not wear any form of makeup, nail polish, false nails or jewellery.
    Remove any dirt, grease, oil, from your skin.
  • Do not have sunburn, spray tan or use tanning creams within 10 days of skin check.
  • Please inform your doctor about any skin lesions you are concerned about no matter where they are.

 

On-site treatment

  • Biopsy or excision - sent to pathology for analysis. Performed in one of our specially equipped procedure rooms. Equipment is maintained to the highest standards, we are accredited with GPA for maintaining sterilisation procedures and follow strict RACGP regulation requirements. Our doctors specialise in all techniques for removing skin cancer where the whole lesion is removed under local anaesthetic. Fees apply. Includes aftercare.
  • Cryotherapy
  • Diathermy
  • Medication

At times, a referral to a specialised surgeon may be necessary, your doctor will discuss this with you.

 

USB Stick

Our practice nurse can compile all your photos onto a USB stick which you can take home with you.

 

Records Transfer

At the request of another clinic and with your signed authority.

Non Attendance or Cancellation

Missed appointments or those cancelled at less than 24 hours notice will attract a non-rebateable fee of $100.

 

Rebates

A medicare rebate is available for Mapping, Skin Check & Spot Check appointments if you have a valid Medicare Card. We recommend you register for direct Medicare rebate recovery.