Dear Doctor Mole mapping monitors for melanoma

Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs, which are saved digitally, serve as a baseline and assist the physician during a patient’s annual skin exam. It is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma, including individuals with numerous moles, a history of dysplastic or atypical moles, a personal or family history of melanoma, or a history of multiple sunburns or tanning bed use.

Mole mapping is now offered in our office

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