Skin Cancer & Skin Repair Centre
4/9 Church Street
Terrigal NSW 2260
Skin Cancer & Skin Repair Centre
4/9 Church Street
Terrigal NSW 2260
Skin Integrity provides prompt and effective access to skin cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment all under one roof.
Our purpose-built skin cancer centre delivers the highest standard of skin cancer care that save lives, with a specially qualified team of Skin Cancer Doctors who give expert, trusted advice in all areas of skin cancer management. Our doctors are supported by a team of highly trained staff who will confidently address all your skin cancer concerns.
We offer expert advice, full-body skin examinations, spot checks, treatment of all skin cancers and, most importantly, utmost peace of mind. Envisioning a world where nobody dies from skin cancer, we strive every day to provide excellent service to our patients. Thanks to our dedicated operating theatres and professional support team, patients face short waiting times to receive vital treatment.
Skin Integrity is part of the National Skin Cancer Centres. We place a strong emphasis on excellence in medical care, which is strengthened by our commitment to research and education. All our doctors and support staff are involved in the ongoing education of GPs in Australia through university-certified skin cancer medicine programs.
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Skin Integrity also offers skin repair and rejuvenation treatments for anyone wishing to restore a natural, more youthful appearance to their skin. We are dedicated to providing you with a healthier and more refreshed appearance in a friendly atmosphere, managing medical and cosmetic skin conditions such as sun damage, ageing, rosacea, acne, scarring, and more.
Our professional treatments include anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, Vampire facial/Liquid gold facelift, skin needling, medi-aesthetic peels and facials, laser, and dermaplaning.
Regular full-body skin examinations are vital for catching cancers before they become serious. Skin exams take about 15 - 30 minutes, and the doctor will start by asking about your skin cancer risk factors and general health. You will need to undress to your underwear. If you wish, we can provide a blanket or gown for you to wear while the doctor inspects your body from head to toe, looking for abnormal moles or spots. We will not examine the genital area unless you have any spots in that region which particularly concern you.Read More
The doctor will closely examine any unusual spots using a dermatoscope. This close-up perspective helps us assess whether a mole is normal or abnormal. It is a completely painless process that has been proven to increase the rate of skin cancer detection. We may also photograph a few spots to monitor changes over time, as this can be indicative of skin cancer.Read More
If the doctor finds a suspicious spot that might be skin cancer, a sample of skin will be removed and sent to a pathology lab to be thoroughly examined under a microscope. This is called a biopsy, and it helps confirm whether the suspicious spot is cancerous. The most common biopsy techniques are shave and punch biopsies, which are both done under a local anaesthetic. A shave biopsy involves shaving off the top layer of skin with a small surgical blade, while a punch biopsy uses a tool like a tiny cookie cutter to remove all the layers of skin.Read More
The treatment you receive for skin cancer will depend on the type, size and location of the skin cancer, and whether it has spread to other parts of your body. We offer various surgical and non-surgical treatments, including excisions of the tumour and surrounding tissue to ensure all the cancerous cells are entirely removed, curettage which is the method of scraping and burning the skin cancer, cryotherapy which is the method of freezing off the skin cancer with liquid nitrogen, and topical applications of creams that stimulate the immune system and destroy skin cancer.Read More
We approach aesthetic medicine with the same level of respect and credibility as skin cancer medicine. We offer skin repair and rejuvenation treatments for anyone wishing to restore a natural, more youthful appearance to their skin. Our doctors have undergone formal training in this exciting medical field with the aim of providing your skin with a healthier and more refreshed look. Using the latest injectable treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers and Vampire Facial, our doctors will accurately and safely address your medical and cosmetic skin concerns.Read More
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Total Body Photography and Dermoscopy offers the earliest and most accurate skin cancer diagnosis. The technology revolutionises skin checks by creating an accurate map of your skin in less than five minutes. The resulting set of high-resolution photos is used as a reference for follow-up skin exams. It provides the most precise comparisons available today, allowing our doctors to detect new and changed moles and leading to the early detection of skin cancer.
Improve access to skin cancer care and reduce the mortality and morbidity of the disease.
Reduce the waiting time for patients to receive efficient diagnosis and treatment.
Provide vital skin cancer care to communities with limited or no access to specialists.
Offer a high-quality referral option to local GPs managing patients outside their scope.
Relieve the public hospital system as most patients cannot afford specialist care.
Save lives by dramatically reducing the delay in diagnosis and treatment.
We are dedicated to providing the best standard of patient care without compromise. Our highly qualified doctors will address your skin health needs promptly and efficiently, and our specially trained support staff will minimise waiting times and ensure your experience is as pleasant as possible.
Skin Integrity is a private billing facility and we appreciate full payment on the day of consultation. We offer several payment options, including cash, EFTPOS and credit card. For your convenience, we use Medicare online so your rebate will be refunded promptly. Please ask our staff for more information.
With the exception of Veterans who will be fully bulk billed, patients will fall into one of two categories: Private and Concession which includes concession card holders and children aged under 16.
Existing patients: Out-of-pocket cost $61.25 [$100 up-front with a Medicare rebate of $38.75]
Existing patients (Concession): Out-of-pocket cost $41.25 [$80 up-front with a Medicare rebate of $38.75]
New patients (Concession): Out-of-pocket cost $41.25 [$80 up-front with a Medicare rebate of $38.75]
Existing patients: Bulk billed
Performed during consult: Bulk billed
Performed in theatre: Out-of-pocket cost $75
Performed in theatre (Concession): Out-of-pocket cost $75
Total Body Photography and Dermoscopy for the earliest and most accurate skin cancer diagnosis - $220
Full face: $750
One spot: $250
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