Mole Mapping

For high-risk patients, mole mapping is a detailed tracking and monitoring process to assist in the early detection of skin cancer.

What is Mole Mapping?

Mole mapping is a detailed tracking and monitoring process to assist in the early detection of skin cancer.

All skin spots and lesions that meet a criteria are individually photographed. These spots are mapped onto a digital body using advanced software, and can be monitored over time to assess for any changes that may indicate further investigation or treatment.

If mole mapping is a service that you are interested in, please discuss with your Doctor during a Skin Check.

We can advise you after examination if mole mapping is an appropriate service for monitoring your skin.

Mole Mapping FAQ

No. During a full body skin check, your doctor will advise if Mole Mapping is an advisable early detection service for you. Generally, it is only advised for certain high-risk patients.

It depends on the number of moles, freckles and other skin spots that you have. Generally, between 15 and 45 minutes.

Please refer to our schedule of Skin Cancer Clinic Fees for more information.

No, they’re different.

Total Body Photography is a standard series of wide angle photos of your body.

Whereas, Mole Mapping is a tracking process in which all skin spots and lesions that meet a criteria are individually photographed and mapped onto a digital body.

If you’re unsure, we recommend simply starting with a full body skin check. Based on your risk profile, your doctor will advise you on whether Total Body Photography or Mole Mapping are advisable early detection services for you.

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