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Skin Exam Reminders
If you have scheduled an appointment with us
for a skin exam, here are a few reminders that
will help us to ensure that you have the best
- Please arrive to your appointment on time and
with all of your paperwork filled out. If you are a
returning patient and you have made changes to your
insurance, address, etc. please arrive a few minutes
early so you can update your forms. If you are
running late, we may not be able to perform your
entire skin exam.
- Please do not wear make-up to your appointment as
it makes it difficult to identify changes in the
- Please do not tan (we’ll always tell you to avoid
tanning!) or wear tanning creams before your
appointment as it can change the appearance of skin
lesions and make diagnosis more difficult.
- Our office policy is to prohibit children from
being in the room with you during your skin exam.
We want to be able to focus all of our attention on
you and children are often distracting to both the
provider performing your exam and to you as a
patient. If you have children who are too young to
be left alone in our waiting room, please arrange
for their care during your appointment time.
- If you need to cancel your appointment, please
give us at least 24 hours notice. We have a waiting
list for skin exams and like to get our patients in
as soon as possible in order to provide the best
We look forward to seeing you!