By Dr Ostroumova
Thank you for visiting our page. I hope the information below helps you to decide if a consultation will give you extra piece of mind if your currently worried about a potential or existing condition.
The majority of our patients don’t wish to wait around to be referred to a dermatologist by their existing GP. Others simply wish to have a second opinion.
What is Melanoma?
There are different types of melanoma to take into consideration if you’re worried about the condition of your skin located in a particular area of the your body.
Superficial spreading melanoma
This is the most common type of melanoma found on the arms, legs, chest and back. It often starts slowly and will eventually spread across the body.
This type is also extremely common. It can grow a lot more quickly than other melanomas.It tends to lose its colour as it develops, becoming red rather than black.
Lentigo Maligna Melanoma
This form is less common amongst the general other types. This is because it is mostly found on people who have had long exposure in the sun over many years.
Acral Lentiginous Melanoma
This is the rarest and most uncommon type. It’s usually found on your hands,feet, or under fingernails or toenails which can obviously be tricky to spot.
Is there a cure for melanoma?
Yes. However it’s important that it’s caught early to ensure your condition does not develop into the latter stages of seriousness. In most cases it can be removed with minor surgery which we perform here at Robinsons.
If my GP says everything is fine and I’m still not happy, what can I do?
Firstly, GPs are not experts in skin cancer. If your not happy and wish to be referred to a dermatologist then you can call us to book a consultation with no waiting time.
FREE Consultations: Call To Book For A Mole Or Skin-Lesion Assessment
I am currently able to offer free consultations for a mole or a skin-lesion assessment, and planning
for it’s removal (if required).
Do you have a skin lesion, or mole, that you are worried about and would like an assessment by a
When most people think about skin cancers, they usually think about melanoma, yet the most
common type of skin cancer is basal cell carcinoma (BCC); fortunately, when detected early, the vast majority of BCC’s can be cured by surgery.