Dermoscopy is the diagnostic technique that is proven to increase the accuracy of melanoma diagnosis.

It is used Worldwide for mole screening and skin cancer diagnosis.

Our aim, through this web site, is to provide educational information for physicians interested in dermoscopy.




Mole Mapping

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Dermoscopy UK was founded by London Dermatologist Dr Jonathan Bowling MBChB, FRCP in 2003.

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Almost 3000 doctors have completed our basic and advanced courses to date.

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Oil immersion or cross-polarised - which device is best?

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Photographic or dermoscopic imaging for skin cancer surveillance

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Advanced Dermoscopy Course for Surgeons December 1st 2017 - fully booked!

Our course is currently full however, should you like to be placed on the waiting list for the Advanced Course for Surgeons on December 1st, please email (to be added to the awaiting list please click here and complete the booking form)

Advanced Dermoscopy Course for Physicians October 12th 2017 in London - Now booking

To reserve your place on the Advanced Dermoscopy Course for Physicians please download and complete the booking form (click here for the booking form)

Diagnostic Dermoscopy The Illustrated Guide

A winner at the British Medical Association's Book Awards 2012 - This award winning textbook is now available following a sell out book launch in Lisbon in October 2011. The book is designed to be used in the clinic, as a guide to help diagnosis, and in education as part of core reading material for any dermoscopy educational events.

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Mole Checks & Skin Checks

The Essential Guide