Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.
Now, using your smartphone, you can consult with local skin specialists.
We want to help in the fight against skin cancer. We are putting the tools and technology in the hands of all Australians and New Zealanders, so you are empowered to take control of your skin health and wellbeing.
With a couple of clicks and a couple of pics, you can have a dermatologist or skin cancer doctor review your skin concern – and you can do so from the comfort of home – anytime, anywhere.
Specialist, convenient and cost-effective skin advice obtained via your smartphone or tablet.
No appointments. No waiting lists. No need to leave home.
How does it work?
Install our super easy-to-use app for free from the App Store or Google Play.
Take some photos
Take a couple of photos of the mole (or area of skin you’re concerned about).
Securely send for review
Choose which registered local dermatologist or skin specialist you would like to review your case.
Firstcheck SkinScope™ + App = Your Personal Skin Monitoring Device
A simple-to-use skin magnifier (“dermoscope”) to use with your smartphone. So now you can take high quality, highly-magnified dermoscopic skin photos to send to your chosen doctor.
Designed to pair with the Firstcheck Skin app for skin doctor consultations via your smartphone.
Universally compatible with smartphones and tablets.
Free shipping within New Zealand and Australia.
What doctors are saying about Firstcheck
Users are able to get easy, cost effective advice regarding a skin lesion.Dr Brian Wills
This app results in more patients having spots that concern them reviewed in a timely fashion.Dr Franz Strydom
Firstcheck puts a tool in the hands of the public that gives them rapid access to a skin cancer specialist.Dr Mark Foley
Firstcheck was again invited to be part of the 'Health and Wellbeing Hub' at Fieldays - the Southern Hemisphere's largest agricultural event. Following on from the success of last year's event, Firstcheck again helped achieve early detection of skin cancer for...read more
The latest issue of the New Zealand Listener Magazine looks at skin cancer in New Zealand and the Firstcheck skin cancer app as a new tool helping in the battle against melanoma and skin cancer: "There's an app for that mole - smartphones are a popular tool in the...read more
Melanoma survivor, Leah Smith, generously shared her Firstcheck experience with the New Zealand Woman's Weekly - explaining how “A phone app saved my life”. Here's an excerpt from the article which tells Leah's story: A phone app saved my life "When a large mole on...read more