mole mapping

mole mapping

n
(Medicine) the procedure of using a digital camera to record the positions and appearances of moles on a person's body so that regular checks will detect any changes that might lead to skin cancer
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Arsenault Dermatology services include mole checks, skin cancer screening, treatment of precancerous lesions, pediatric and preventative care, skin cancer surgery, and full body mole mapping. They also offer a complete line of cosmetic dermatological treatments such as Botox[R], Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero and Sciton BBL.
Make sure you wear sunglasses, as UV light bounces off the screen into your eyes, which are especially vulnerable to sun damage NB: For information about the combined mole mapping and dermatologist consultation service at the Cadogan Clinic, call 0808 274 7106 or see www.cadoganclinic.com
'Your GP can then refer you to a dermatologist if they're uncertain.' If you have lots of moles or a personal or family history of melanomas, you might require something called mole mapping, which is a full-body mole analysis.
If you have lots of moles or a history of melanomas, you might require mole mapping, which is a full-body mole analysis.
Mole mapping - microscopic images taken of moles that can be used for future comparison - can help detect early signs of skin cancer.
"Stay in the shade, especially between 11am and 3pm; make sure you never burn; always cover up, wearing a hat T-shirt and glasses; remember to take extra care with children; use a factor 15+ sunscreen all the time and avoid getting burned." 'Mole Mapping' services are now available so that people can have moles catalogued by specialist photographers to get a complete picture which is then used for skin surveillance.
Full body photography, short-term mole mapping, dermatoscopy, and a host of new tools, including the confocal microscope and the MelaFind multispectral imaging device (Electro-Optical Science Inc.), may all one day be useful for assessing high-risk patients with suspicious-looking moles.
On other patients, such as Riaz Latifullah, 47, ofWashington, D.C., Peck uses mole mapping, a procedure in which he takes pictures of the skin and magnifies them to analyze skin cancer risk.
The Mole Mapping capability of the Spot D Tek IV also saved Reliant Services time by providing on-site, as-built mapping of the completed bore, as well as the topographical plan.
Computer mole mapping is increasingly popular but it has limitations, says Dr Alexis Granite from the Cadogan Clinic.
It has developed so far an application for dermatologists for body mole mapping and another one for photo comparison.