Regular skin checks, help promote the early detection of skin cancer, which if found early, is treatable.
Self examination and knowing your skin is important.
Develop a regular habit of checking your skin for new spots and changes to existing freckles or moles.
The ABCD of melanoma detection can be a useful guide when checking your skin.
Look for spots that lack symmetry.
A spot with a spreading or with an irregular edge.
Blotchy spots with a number of colours such as black, blue, red, white and/or grey.
A change in size of the spot.
Any changes to your skin, should be investigated by your Doctor.
If you are concerned, the MoleMax© system, now available at Main Street Cosmetic and Skin, can assist in the early detection of skin cancer.