Teledermatology is where dermatological conditions are reviewed and/or diagnosed by specialist dermatologists from good photographic images. However, a diagnosis of melanoma is not determined just from photographs. To find out more about how melanoma is diagnosed, click here.
Teledermatology means patients can receive care closer to home, often by their GP. It prevents avoidable referrals to dermatologists and reduces the time patients need to wait for a diagnosis or referral. Essentially, it speeds up the process.