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
"A New Zealand-made mobile app has joined the fight against skin cancer to provide remote consultations with local skin specialists, and to encourage people to get suspicious skin lesions checked. Firstcheck was launched late last year and has already been downloaded...read more
5 reasons why more should be done to help Australians and New Zealanders with the early detection of skin cancer
Did you know? In New Zealand: 2 in 3 Kiwis will get skin cancer before turning 70 More of us will die each year from skin cancer than die on our roads The cost of skin cancer to New Zealand is more than $57 million annually (and the removal of skin lesions is the most...read more
Check out the Firstcheck debut on Australian TV with the TODAY show! We feature in their "LIFE-SAVING APPS" coverage. Watch as Dr Ric Gordon speaks to hosts Karl Stefanovic & Lisa Wilkinson about "this fantastic app" "that allows you to get professional medical advice...read more