Rosacea – The red fiery minus the lumps type

Rosacea is a relatively common skin disorder in the west, and with a lower prevalence in Asia. However, it is still not an uncommon disorder that I see in my normal clinic practice. Rosacea is a long standing facial condition that presents with redness, flushing and pimple-like lesions. There are 4 major types of rosacea;...

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Prolonged doxycycline for acne treatment- Implication of bacteria resistance

Oct 08, 12 Prolonged doxycycline for acne treatment- Implication of bacteria resistance

Posted by in Acne, Aesthetics & Dermatology, What's New

Prolonged doxycycline course is the standard treatment for moderate acne. Learn about the implication of bacteria resistance induced by it and why is it still safe to be used in acne vulgarise.

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Keloid scars

Scars are formed as a consequent of tissue injury, repair and remodelling. When repair and remodelling goes wrong, abnormal and unsightly scars are formed. Keloids are due to the overzealous production of collagen in response to tissue injury. These collagen are arranged haphazardly into whorls. Learn more about keloids

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House dust mites and your skin

House dust mites are tiny monsters found in the environment that feeds on human skin flakes. They are so tiny and unnoticeable, yet able to mount a great allergy response in sensitive people. You may have heard of its relationship with asthma, nose allergy as well as skin allergy. Being a dermatologist, naturally I will be talking...

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Hair Care and Hair Loss

Sep 19, 12 Hair Care and Hair Loss

Posted by in hair, What's New

Hair loss, or alopecia is a common problem in our society. Normal people lose about 100 strands of hairs everyday. Hair diseases resulting in hair loss either retard hair growth or increase hair loss. Voluminous hair is a sign of health and is deemed a plus point in terms of appearance. Even if one does not suffer from any scalp or...

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Combat and prevent wrinkles (Mandarin)

Learn how to combat and prevent wrinkles

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