Skin Checks

New Zealand is a fantastic country but our outdoor lifestyle, strong sun and skin types have led to one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

Skin checks involve a detailed head to toe skin cancer examination with one of our doctors. At the end of your skin check the doctor will discuss their findings with you and advise if any testing or treatment is required.

Dr Joe Cornforth skin checking

Skin cancers rarely hurt… BUT they can be seen

 

By having a skin check doctors can tell from the shape, colour and features of moles/freckles whether they need further treatment.

Dr Joe Cornforth and Dr Bert Rauber

It’s not just a summer thing

Whilst we think about our skin during the summer season, really, it’s something we should consider throughout the year, and it’s for anyone who has exposure to the harsh UV rays of the New Zealand sun.

It’s not just a summer thing

Whilst we think about our skin during the summer season, really, it’s something we should consider throughout the year, and it’s for anyone who has exposure to the harsh UV rays of the New Zealand sun.

A Gold Standard Technique

 

At your skin check, we may use a dermatoscopy to examine your skin, this has a high-quality magnifying lens and a powerful lighting system.

This visualises the skin structures and patterns in much greater detail which allows earlier and more accurate diagnosis of skin cancer.

A lesion without dermatoscopy

A lesion without dermatoscopy.

It doesn’t look l like much to the naked eye.

The same lesion with dermatoscopy

The same lesion with dermatoscopy.

Under dermatoscopy we can see much more.

We will advise you during your consult if we feel that your skin type is better suited to follow up with the NAEVUS Mole Mapping team, for your ongoing care and treatment

Location

510 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton

Phone

Phone: (07) 856-1646

EDI

hamskinc

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 8am – 5pm (closed Thursday)

Parking

The Skin Centre can be accessed directly from Grey Street, with limited parking available, alternatively, patients can use the car parking facilities of the Hamilton East Medical Centre.

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The team at Hamilton Skin Cancer Centre

Location

510 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton

Phone

Phone: (07) 856-1646

EDI

hamskinc

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 8am – 5pm (closed Thursday) 

 

 

Parking

The Skin Centre can be accessed directly from Grey Street, with limited parking available, alternatively, patients can use the car parking facilities of the Hamilton East Medical Centre.

Book Now

 

Contact us for a call back