Our physicians and Chief Medical Officer Gregg DeNicola MD recommend the following medical guidelines for our patients:
ROUTINE LAB TESTING-
Ages 21,30,35, every other year between 40 and 50, and annually over 50.
Age 21, then ACOG guidelines: Age 21-29: Pap every 3 years, HPV not recommended.
Age 30-65: Pap & HPV every five years; Pap only acceptable every three years.
Every other year starting at age 40 until age 50 and then annually. Acceptable to stop at age 75.
Every 10 years beginning at age 50. Acceptable to stop at age 75.
In females annually beginning with menopause or age 50, whiver is first and annually after.
Annually if you are a high risk- History of severe atypia, personal history of skin cancer, or a first degree relative with melanoma.