Dermatologist’s Best Guide to Alpha Hydroxyl Acid (AHA) Facial Treatments

May 31, 2018
Alpha Hydroxyl Acid (AHA) Facial Treatments Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) are naturally-occurring compounds possessing unparalleled benefits to the skin and extensively used in a dermatologist’s office. Most AHAs are non-toxic and are often present in food and fruits, thus also known as fruit acids. The types of AHA used commonly for cosmetic purposes are glycolic… View Article

Acne Guide: Dermatologist Truths

December 23, 2017
  What is acne? Acne vulgaris is an epidermis inflammatory disease of the human sebaceous follicle and is a common dermatologic condition. Typically beginning in adolescence, it may persist into adulthood when left untreated. How is acne developed? The development of acne is not fully clarified, but it is agreed upon that the causes are… View Article

Chemical Peel Treatment Simplified by a Dermatologist

May 12, 2017
By Dr. Teo Wan Lin, Consultant Dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre What is a chemical peel treatment? A chemical peel is a dermatological treatment method used to enhance the appearance of skin on the face, neck, and hands. A chemical solution (usually a weak acid) is then applied to the skin and… View Article