Melbourne Skin & Dermatology Offers Online Telehealth Dermatologist Consultations
Online Dermatology TeleHealth Consultations
Melbourne Skin & Dermatology offers live video online consultations (telemedicine / teledermatology) for dermatological conditions.
An online dermatologist will provide a consultation and assess your skin to provide you with expert management in the comfort of your home.
A working diagnosis is made where required, tests arranged if needed, and your treatments (prescriptions or treatments) can be delivered to your door as advised by your dermatologist.
How Much Do Online Dermatology Consultations Cost?
An initial online video consultation with a specialist dermatologist is approximately $190 to $210 out of pocket when you have a valid referral from a GP.
What Conditions Can Be Seen With An Online Appointment?
Dermatology is a unique speciality where a diagnosis can be made primarily based on the appearance of the condition. Whilst getting your story is just as important, in most situations, seeing the skin problem alone gives us enough information to make a diagnosis and arrange appropriate management of your skin problem.
There are some skin conditions that are particularly easy to manage using online dermatology consultations. Such conditions include;
- Eczema and dermatitis
- Melasma and general pigmentation
- Some skin rashes
- Skin allergies
- Some forms of hair loss
- Skin infections
Skin cancer or suspected lesions need to be seen in person.
How does the appointment work?
With an online video or telehealth dermatology consultation, a medical history is taken in a live video discussion and your skin condition is assessed. Photos that you send us prior to your appointment are also assessed. Further tests can be arranged if it becomes required.
Treatments are provided with the ability for us to organise your dispensed medication to be posted directly to you so there is no need for you to collect a script or travel to a pharmacy. Alternatively, we can send scripts to you by email such that you can take it to your preferred pharmacy.
A subsequent face-to-face consultation or procedure may be arranged if this thought to be required. If you live outside of the Melbourne or Victoria region and your dermatologist feels that you need a face-to-face consultation, you may be referred to a doctor who can provide you this service.
FOLLOW THESE 3 EASY STEPS TO SEE AN ONLINE DERMATOLOGIST
Make an appointment online or call us on 03 8595 4288
Complete our secure online registration form and upload any skin photos you have (instructions on how to do so will be provided to you).
Once you have completed the two steps above, you will receive further information.