MOLE CHECKS IN WIMBLEDON & RAYNES PARK

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Short waiting lists, on some occasions offering same week appointments
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WHEN DID YOU LAST HAVE YOUR MOLES CHECKED?

Mole checks and skin cancer screening saves lives.

Early detection of skin cancer, through examination and regular monitoring of moles, saves lives and if caught and treated early enough there is a 100% chance of survival. However, if left to develop and evolve, melanoma skin cancer can become fatal which is why we strongly recommend having your moles checked regularly. Our professional team of dedicated cancer specialists at our Wimbledon and Raynes Park Clinic can provide you with the reassurance of a correct diagnosis and if required, quick treatment.

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WHEN TO GET YOUR MOLES CHECKED?

It is a good idea to check your moles once a month, especially if you have lots of moles or freckles (particularly if some are large), have fair hair or skin, use sunbeds or have a family history of skin cancer. By checking your moles regularly and getting to know your skin, any changes in shape, size or colour can be identified early and checked by a consultant dermatologist.

Signs your moles need to be checked by an expert:

A Asymmetry – one half doesn’t match the other half
B Borders – the mole has uneven borders
C Colour – there is a variety of colours in the mole (brown, tan or black)
D Diameter – the mole grows larger than a pencil eraser (¼ inch)
E Evolution – the mole evolves in size, shape, colour, elevation or there is a new characteristic

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We recommend an annual review of your moles to identify any changes which may have occurred since your last appointment. However those at risk of skin cancer might need to be seen more frequently than this. We will send you a reminder to book your annual check. If you notice any changes to your moles between appointments, please contact us to book a mole check appointment.

At Stratum Dermatology Clinics Wimbledon and Raynes Park, we are able to remove your mole if your consultant dermatologist is concerned, or if you would like it removed for cosmetic reasons. Your consultant dermatologist will discuss your options with you during your appointment if required.

BOOK A MOLE CHECK

WHAT MOLE CHECK TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE IN WIMBLEDON AND RAYNES PARK?

Single Mole Check – £59

If you have a single mole which you are concerned about and would like to be checked by an expert, book a single mole check at Stratum Dermatology Clinic Wimbledon and Raynes Park. The mole will be imaged by a nurse using a dermascope and the images are sent to a consultant dermatologist for review. If the consultant is concerned you will be invited into the clinic for further investigation. If you have more than one mole you are concerned about, we would recommend a full body mole check or a full  body mole map.

You will be welcomed by a nurse who will ask you some questions regarding your skin type and family history and answer any questions you may have.
Images of the single mole in question will be taken by the nurse using a state-of-the-art Dermatascope. The appointment with the nurse will take about 20 minutes in total.
A consultant will review both the images and your melanoma risk form and provide a report outlining their findings. If further investigation or treatment is required you will be notified.

Full Body Mole Check – £250

If you have multiple moles on your body which you would like to be checked by an expert, book a full body mole check at Stratum Dermatology Clinics with a consultant dermatologist. Your moles will be assessed and if your consultant is concerned with any of them and they require further investigation or treatment, this will be discussed with you. Our dermatologists are highly qualified, hospital based consultants who are all members of the British Association of Dermatologists, the Royal Society of Medicine, the General Medical Council and the Royal College of Physicians.

You will be welcomed by a consultant dermatologist where you can discuss your worrying moles and skin history.
Your consultant will check all the moles on your body, providing a report of the mole check and any recommendations. If you require further investigation or treatment, this will be discussed with you.
During your consultation you will be able to ask your consultant dermatologist about any other skin concerns you may have.

Full Body Mole Mapping – £350

Full body mole mapping at Stratum Dermatology Clinic Wimbledon and Raynes Park uses state-of-the-art DermEngine to map your moles and provide a permanent record so any changes over time can be quickly identified and investigated. This system provides computer mapping of your entire skin and high resolution mapping of individual moles. The images taken will be analysed by a consultant dermatologist, mapped and recorded. The ability to compare images and identify changes in the appearance of moles makes it a highly accurate tool in identifying the development of skin cancer. As part of the mole mapping service, you will be provided with a record of your images so you can review them any time. You will be invited back for an annual review to check for any changes to your moles but of course if you notice any changes to your moles sooner you can make an appointment to get them checked.

You will be welcomed by both a nurse and consultant dermatologist. The consultant will look at your moles and identify any specific areas they would like prioritised.
The nurse will then carry out your full body mole mapping using state-of-the-art DermEngine software. The software will map your full body, taking images which can be used as comparisons for the future.
You will be provided with a full report of your moles following your mole mapping. If further investigation or treatment is required, this will be discussed with you.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How often do I need my moles checked?

We recommend an annual review of your moles to identify any changes which may have occurred since your last appointment. However those at risk of skin cancer might need to be seen more frequently than this. We will send you a reminder to book your annual check. If you notice any changes to your moles between appointments, please contact us to book a mole check appointment.

What happens if I have a precancerous mole?

At Stratum Dermatology Clinics, we are able to remove your mole if your consultant dermatologist is concerned, or if you would like it removed for cosmetic reasons. Your consultant dermatologist will discuss your options with you during your appointment if required.

How do I know which mole check is right for me?

It depends on your circumstances, family history and background. We recommend that you speak to one of our experts and they can suggest the best form of treatment for you.

How can I check my own moles?

It is a good idea to check your moles once a month, especially if you have lots of moles or freckles (particularly if some are large), have fair hair or skin, use sunbeds or have a family history of skin cancer.

When checking your moles, it is a good idea to use both a full length and a hand held mirror so you are able to check your body all over. Stand in a well lit room and ask a family member or your partner to help you check the hard to reach areas. Don’t forget to check less obvious places such as your scalp, the soles of your feet and in between your fingers and toes.

When checking your body for moles, you are looking for any changes to the size, colour of shape. You are also looking for itching, bleeding or crusting of moles which are signs you need to book an appointment to get your moles checked by a consultant dermatologist.

To find out more, read our blog on how to check your moles.

How much does mole checking cost?

Single mole checks cost £59, full body mole checks are £250 and full body mole mapping is £350.

WHY HAVE YOUR MOLES CHECKED AT STRATUM DERMATOLOGY CLINIC WIMBLEDON AND RAYNES PARK?

Most moles are not a cause for concern and present a purely cosmetic problem. However, moles can occasionally undergo changes that lead to them becoming cancerous. The main symptom of melanoma skin cancer is a change to an existing mole or freckle or the appearance of a new mole. It is therefore vital that moles are checked regularly and any changes are noticed and seen by a doctor. The earlier melanoma skin cancer is identified, the easier it is to treat and cure.

We work with leading experts in the field of dermatology to ensure you have the best experience and treatment.

Located in the Raynes Park area of Wimbledon, Stratum Dermatology Clinics Wimbledon and Raynes Park is ideally located if you are looking for skin cancer treatment in Wimbledon or the surrounding areas of Richmond, Twickenham or Mitcham. In easy reach from Balam, Fulham and Kingston Upon Thames, we are here to provide you with effective skin cancer treatments.

Stratum Clinics are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, are part of the British Association of Dermatologists and are top rated by patients on Doctify. Both Stratum Dermatology Clinics and the consultants who work here are recognised by the main healthcare insurance providers.

HEAR FROM ONE OF OUR MOLE CHECK PATIENTS

“I attended the clinic to seek advice about a mole. All the staff were very professional and courteous and I was seen on time. Not only was I advised about the nature of my mole and about the removal procedure but I was offered the procedure there and then. Ten minutes after my arrival I was leaving the clinic minus my mole. Amazing!”

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR WIMBLEDON CLINIC

FINDING US

Stratum Clinics Wimbledon & Raynes Park
Lambton Road Medical Centre
1 Lambton Road
Wimbledon
SW20 0LW

The clinic can be accessed by rail, car, bus or by foot. The nearest train station is Raynes Park and the clinic is just short walk from the London bound platform. There is on street parking available and the local Waitrose has parking for up to two hours which is just around the corner. We see patients from across London and Surrey. The clinic is easily accessible by train or the A3 from Surrey, Surbiton, Sutton, Kingston, New Malden, Croyden and further afield.

CONTACT US

0800 048 9230

020 3965 2041

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OPENING HOURS

While appointments can be made available outside usual hours in special circumstances, our core hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 8.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 8.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 8.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 8.00pm
Friday 8:30am – 8.00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 1.00pm
Sunday closed
Stratum Dermatology Clinic in Wimbledon

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