Melanoma Awareness

melanoma skin cancer

Recently, Lotus Dermatology surveyed a number of patients about the incidences of melanoma in Australia and the Hunter Region. Only 14% of participants could accurately identify that 2 out of 3 Australians will be diagnosed with a melanoma before age 70. That means 86% of participants underestimated the prevalence of the disease. Melanoma is a cancer of…

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Total Body Photography Update

Total Body Photography - Moles

We have been talking a lot about Total Body Photography (TBP) in recent posts. This new service is proving to be a very valuable tool in the clinic as well as at home with many of our patients for monitoring their skin and the appearance of any new moles. Dr Sally de Zwaan talks about…

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Check Up On Your Skin – Are You Watching Your Spots???

Skin Check Ups: Do you keep a close eye on your spots and blemishes? It is important to keep track of your skin and get your check ups regularly in order to manage any skin cancer risks. By tracking your skin and moles, you can monitor any changes in your skin and detect melanoma earlier, when it is…

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