1. Indicate where on the body your mole of concern is placed or select a mole to update that you have already been tracking.
2. Take a picture of the mole
3. The app analyzes your mole using the dermatologist ABCDE method and gives you a risk factor based on the symptoms your mole may or may not be showing
4. If you are updating a mole, you can see past pictures and how it has chanced by selecting the Evolution tab.
5. After you save the mole, set an alarm reminder to update your mole analysis and then find a dermatologist near you.
A sign of melanoma is change over time but who can remember what their mole looked like a month ago? This app allows you to first understand the top 5 symptoms of the skin cancer including tracking the change over time so you don’t need to rely on your own memory of what exactly that mole looked like 30 days ago.
Mole Detective was inspired by a stage four melanoma survivor. Our mission is to decrease the amount of people who are faced with fighting to be in the 15% survival rate of stage four by getting people to notice their moles are showing symptoms and going to the dermatologist.
It is important to see a dermatologist yearly and use Mole Detective™ monthly to help identify mole problems. If a mole is showing symptoms of melanoma or changes rapidly, please visit your local doctor for a professional visit. The only certain way to diagnosis a mole is through a biopsy.
suspicious moles, rashes, wounds etc. You can take a photo of a spot, mark its position on the body and then take series of close-up photos of the same spot at subsequent times.
The Skin Monitor app includes a handy database of all spots and allows direct comparison of close-up images taken at different times. The evolution of a spot has direct medical implications.
Why it is worth following the evolution of a spot:
- rapidly growing skin mole may be a sign of melanoma, a dangerous type of cancer
- appearance and growth of rashes might indicate food allergy
- sudden change of a healing wound may be a sign of an infection
Please be lenient when rating the app - it is still in beta testing phase. Also, don't expect any numerical quantification of skin spots (which is common in other skin apps), since it is useless and can only harm you.
Early detection is essential in melanoma. An increase in the depth of the cancer of just 1/10th of a millimetre can reduce survival by 30%. Our service makes mole mapping easy, detects subtle changes, and helps users to get in the habit of checking their skin.
Our patent-pending software corrects for differences in angle, lighting and focal length, then looks for changes any changes. All your photos are uploaded securely to the cloud and stored so they can be shown to a doctor to help diagnosis.
This free app is for people who already have a skin-analytics.com account. We offer a free trial account for one month, after that a subscription is £2.50 per month.