Nd:Yag laser; What’s the hype about it?

Nd:Yag laser is one of the most commonly talked about laser, especially in our part of the world where pigmentary disorders are rampant. We read about it on the news, magazines, facebook and probably hear about this from friends and relatives. Many equate lasers with red swollen face, probably watery as well. This may repulse people from even considering lasers for their woes. Lets examine whats Nd:Yag laser about in this issue...

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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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Combat and prevent wrinkles (Mandarin)

Learn how to combat and prevent wrinkles

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