How often should you get a skin check? There is no hard and fast rule and a lot depends on you skin type, your sun exposure and your family and personal skin history. It is recommened that you should check you own skin every three months and note anything that is new or changing. Change is significant and should be examined by a qualifiend Skin doctor. There are a lot a bits that are difficult to examine yourself so getting a skin examination thoroughly will educate you about your own skin and help check these areas. Your Doctor should advise you on their recommended review times given your personal history.