Most skin cancers are usually curable if detected and treated early. That's why early detection of skin cancer will save lives.
We use the leading detection technology for total mole mapping and dermoscopy. The FotoFinder tool is an expert system with cutting-edge medical technology that has made
skin cancer screening and diagnosis easier and more reliable.
Through this method of skin cancer screening, melanomas are identified as early as possible through:
Melanoma is often referred to as Australia's national cancer.
Lilydale Medical and Skin Cancer Clinic offers high-quality skin cancer diagnosis and treatment by highly qualified doctors and dedicated nurses. We believe in early detection and treatment of skin cancers are life-saving. Therefore provide regular skin checks with world-class latest diagnostic equipment and follow up and treatment.
Melanoma: A most dangerous one. It can occur anywhere in the body, including palms soles and nails. Usually brown and black color but can present in pink and pale colour as well. Spread to other parts of the body via the blood
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC): Most common skin cancer. Usually red, pink nodule. Grow and destruct locally. More dangerous if it is in the face, close to eyes and nose
SCC: The more serious one, SCC appears as scaly white and pink. SCC can spread through the lymphatic system and involve nerves (perineural invasion). This is common in sun-damaged skin
Full Body Skin Exam
Our highly qualified doctors always pride themselves on being thorough. A full systematic skin examination is one of our doctor's preferred starting point for all our services. The skin consult usually lasts 15- 30 minutes, including a comprehensive risk assessment and examination with dermoscopy.
In most cases, the patient needs to undress down to their underwear for better visualization (A sheet for cover will be given on request).
As skin cancer doctors, we will complete skin checks with a dermatoscope, the most accurate tool used for early detection of skin cancer.
If anyone has a high number of moles or any suspicious moles, we offer mole mapping. Mole mapping in our clinic is the latest expert system with cutting-edge medical technology that has made skin cancer screening, monitoring, and diagnosis easier and more reliable. Through this method of skin cancer screening, melanomas are identified as early as possible through:
We use digital imaging for patients who prefer a higher level of care. Digital imaging is excellent for monitor changes to moles over a period of time.
Using the latest in technology, we can detect skin cancers earlier and potentially save lives.
Fotofinder is the world's most advanced artificial intelligence-powered dermatology platform for skin cancer diagnoses and screening.
Prevention is better than cure:
The best protection from the sun is shade followed closely by appropriate clothing. Sunscreens are still necessary to protect those areas which can not be covered up. The most
important features of a good sunscreen are being broad spectrum – UVA and UVB – particularly as UVB is the main cause of sunburn and melanoma. They should have a SPF rating of at least 30+.
Sunscreens act as filters using safe ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium oxide to create a reflective barrier. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that you:
Dr Srikumaran Shanmugasundaram is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor with the Skin Cancer College Australasia.
This means that he has undergone a high level of training with the College and has proven skills in diagnosing,
treating, and managing skin cancer.
Dr Sri has worked in several hospitals and as a General Practitioner for the past 14 years in Sri Lanka and Australia since 2014. Graduating in Russia, Dr Sri's qualifications include MD (Russia), FRACGP (Australia) and Diploma's in Skin Cancer diagnosis and treatment. He received Masters in skin cancer medicine from the University of Queensland, which is one of the top qualifications for skin cancer doctors.
Dr Sri experienced in many areas of General Practice, including Workcover/TAC, GP Management Plans, Mental Health Plans, and acute injuries and minor surgical procedures.
His special interests include Skin Checks and skin cancer management and strategies. .
Languages: English, Tamil, Sinhala, Russian.
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