Is that LASIK procedure you’ve been looking forward to finally done? Bear in mind, however, there are a few concerns and possible complications to take note of even after a smooth and successful LASIK surgery.
Dr Tony Ho is an Ophthalmologist with 25 years of specialty experience in Refractive Surgery and he has answered several questions on DoctorxDentist related to post LASIK-surgery care. Here are some of his key takeaways.
If you chanced on this post with the question "How to get rid of acne scars?", you're not alone. It's one of the most common skin problems that patients send in an enquiry on DoctorxDentist for.
Dealing with acne in your youth is bad enough, but the scars it leaves behind can be a real nightmare. Don't waste your time and money on treatments that don't work. Before coming to see me, it’s not uncommon for patients to try completely ineffective methods, from DIY home treatments to beauty spa facials and underpowered lasers.
I decided to write this comprehensive guide to increase awareness about your best options when it comes to treating acne scars in Singapore, based on my personal experience over the years. Bear with me as it's a long read (1830 words in total), but I promise to tell you everything you need to know about getting rid of those pesky scars.
First things first...
Most of us would agree that our eyes are our most treasured asset. Indeed most of us cannot imagine a life without sight!
Yet ironically for most of us, eye care doesn’t go much beyond making that fancy new pair of glasses at your neighbourhood optical shop or restocking on eyedrops at the pharmacy.
However, as we age, some of us may experience eye problems such as
- blurry vision
- unexplained tearing
- or eye pain
Cancer is not the death sentence it used to be thanks to advances in the field of cancer treatments. While some cancers may not have a definite cure at present, some can be eliminated with early detection and prevention. Cervical Cancer is a striking example, which can be prevented with life-saving interventions like screening tests or vaccinations.
In light of the Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign 2019 by the Singapore Cancer Society, this article aims to highlight the role of early detection and prevention in fighting cancer. Here are some facts concerning cervical cancer and what you can do to prevent it.
Modern life can be made up of hectic routines that invariably leave people lacking in one thing or another. Proper rest is one of those things. Insufficient sleep can often lead to general conditions like insomnia or fatigue. Such problems often come with sleepless nights and numerous symptoms for both adults and children alike.
General practitioner, Dr Paul Ang, is a renowned Family Physician with a special interest in mental health. He is the founder of the Zenith Medical Clinic at Punggol West and focuses on bringing quality healthcare to Singaporeans who need it. He responded to several DoctorxDentist posts related to fatigue and how to deal with the issue. Here's what he had to say.