Singapore TeleDermatology: A Comprehensive Guide

September 13, 2021
Singapore teledermatology services have undergone a fundamental change in the past 18 months with the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. From hardly existing in the realm of telemedicine prior to the pandemic, Teledermatology consultations are now increasingly becoming the primary mode of care for dermatological conditions in Singapore. In this article, we discuss the suitability of common… View Article

Back Acne: Causes, Prevention And Treatment

August 28, 2021
Acne is a common skin disease in adolescents and young adults, occurring mainly in areas rich in sebaceous glands such as the scalp, face, chest and back. It originates from enhanced sebum production, which leads to comedones and secondary inflammation of the hair follicles in sebaceous areas.  Skin on the back is as prone to… View Article

Singapore Dermatologist: A Comprehensive Guide

August 24, 2021
Looking for a Singapore Dermatologist? Let’s understand a little bit about dermatology. Dermatology is a specialised branch of medicine. The specialty covers specific conditions that encompass the skin, hair and nails, and is considered traditionally a branch of Internal Medicine. Dermatology also entails surgery because of skin cancers as well as superficial lumps and bumps…. View Article

Sunscreen for Face – How Much to Use According to a Dermatologist

August 7, 2021
Sunscreen is one of the most important ways to protect your skin’s appearance at any health and age. When used regularly, sunscreen for face and body helps to prevent sunburn, skin cancer, and premature signs of aging. In this article, accredited dermatologist Dr. Teo Wan Lin answers commonly asked questions about sunscreen. Fact or fiction:… View Article

Pregnancy-Safe Skincare: Ingredients to Use and Those to Avoid

July 27, 2021
During pregnancy, women commonly experience many physiological changes, including changes in hormone levels, such as increases in androgen levels. This may result in acne development or worsening of acne, as well as an increase in hair growth. The safety of common skincare agents used for acne as well as bleaching creams and hair removal products… View Article

How Does Your Sleeping Habits Cause Sleep Wrinkles?

June 30, 2021
Sleep wrinkles can develop in response to pressure asserted when one’s face is pressed against a sleep surface. Wrinkles are generally considered to be caused by facial expressions. While facial expressions are behind most significant wrinkle patterns, not all wrinkles on the face are caused by contraction of facial muscles. One’s sleeping position is actually one of the… View Article