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A GYNAECOLOGIST'S ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO IVF IN SINGAPORE (AND OTHER WAYS TO GET PREGNANT)

Dr Fong Yang
Gynaecologist
Singapore
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Dr Fong Yang
Gynaecologist
Singapore
Posted on Wed Apr 25 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Since the 1st in-vitro fertilization (IVF) baby was born in 1978, the science of fertility has been advancing at breakneck speed. The technology we have today to help couples conceive would have been science fiction to those of our parents’ generation. This guide will explain all you need to know about IVF treatment in Singapore, as well as address the most frequent questions that patients who are trying to get pregnant commonly ask me in clinic.

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THE COMPLETE LIST OF RESOURCES TO HELP SOMEONE IN SINGAPORE WITH DEPRESSION (2018)

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Posted on Fri Apr 20 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

It's time to end the stigma. My name is Darren Toh, and today I will be guiding you through all the avenues from which you can seek help in Singapore if you feel that you are suffering from Depression (or other mental illnesses).

Before we begin though, there is something I need to point out.

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Why do pimples leave dark marks after they heal?

Dear CS, Inflammation is certainly a big factor for the PIH. At the same time, you may be wondering why some of your friends do not get the PIH despite having similar acne. There are various other factors to consider as well. Genetics is another factor. Some of us simply get more scarring and PIH wi...
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What are the pros and cons of the different types of veneers?

Hello there! Having fillings done on the front teeth can be a tricky job at times though it seems like a straight forward job to most. A few things to take into consideration before deciding which is the best option for you would be: - How big are the fillings? - Are your teeth the same colour? Or i...
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What should I do next if my back hurts when I bend forward?

Dear Zai Zai Thank you for your question - it’s certainly a common problem that we see in clinic! It sounds from what you have said that there is a potential overlap of pain generators - it could be your back and equally it could be your hip! Often, it can be difficult to differentiate one from the ...
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Is Isotretinoin a permanent fix for acne?

Isotretinoin is one of my favourite medications for the purpose of acne treatment. It's used primarily for cystic acne. I personally have a lower threshold in terms of prescribing it, especially for male patients. In my experience, patients on Isotretinoin are also usually very tolerant of the side ...
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Could these tiny red spots on my face and limbs be due to cherry angiomas? (photos)

Thank you for the question. Cherry aniogmas are small growths or proliferation of blood vessels. They do appear as you grow older, and is more common in the elderly. However, it is not uncommon to have a few lesions at an earlier age. Some people are more prone to developing the cherry angiomas, and...
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THE SIMPLE GUIDE TO NOSE FILLERS VS NOSE THREADS IN SINGAPORE

Dr Chua Cheng Yu
Aesthetic
Singapore
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Dr Chua Cheng Yu
Aesthetic
Singapore
(8 Ratings)
Posted on Wed Apr 18 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

“Nose jobs without going under the knife” revolutionised aesthetic treatments many years ago when it came on scene. You now have the option to enhance your appearance without a huge surgical fee or the usual surgical risks. This posts explains how. 

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WILL RUNNING HURT YOUR KNEES? (HINT: IT WON'T)

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Posted on Wed Apr 18 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Time and time again, whether you are a seasoned marathoner or the neophyte jogger, you've probably heard this: Running too much will hurt your knees.

As a physiotherapist who runs frequently, I'd be a millionaire if I was given a quarter everytime I was asked, "Physio, will running damage my knees?" or being told, "You're a physio, you should know that running will damage your knees!"

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How much does Isotretinoin cost in Singapore, and what is the duration for one course of Isotretinoin?

The price of Isotretinoin in Singapore for 10mg (daily dose for 1 month) can range from $ 65 - 80 for generic Isotretinoin. The cost can be $100 - $130 for branded Isotretinoin. As such, the price range for Isotretinoin in Singapore can be significant. Based on personal anedotal experience, I am qui...
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Is Intracel the best treatment to get rid of acne scars at my cheek? (photos)

Hello Jingjing Thank you for your question. From the picture it looks like you have a mixture of acne scars (ice pick/ rolling/ boxcar) and acne marks. There are many ways of dealing with acne scarring and Intracel is just one of them Fractional ablative laser resurfacing (CO2/ Erbium) Microneedling...
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Is it possible to have overcorrected vision after ReLEx Smile?

Hi Aspan
When you see your doctor next week, ask him/her exactly what you have asked over here. You already have the right questions to ask:).
But if we talk in general terms, yes, it is possible to have overcorrections after SMILE, just as it is possible to have overcorrections or undercorrections ...
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What should I expect during removal of a large wart, and how much does wart removal cost in Singapore?

For viral warts on the sole, there are a few different treatment options. The most commonly used treatment is paring and liquid nitrogen treatment. This involves paring down the wart and freezing it with liquid nitrogen. You may experience some stinging pain with this treatment and may develop a bli...
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Will hormone injections be able to help me grow taller?

Dear Tiffany, Thank you for your question. With regards to height, we first have to know the height of both your parents and use that to calculate your mid-parental height and from there determine your genetic height potential. Another useful thing to look at will be your health booklet, to see what...
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CAN YOUR DOCTOR FORCIBLY HOSPITALISE YOU IN IMH? (YES, THEY CAN)

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Posted on Fri Apr 13 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Hello everyone, I am Darren Toh. I have written for DoctorxDentist in the past about depression and mental illnesses, you can read about them here:

A Depressed Patient’s Journey Through Singapore's Hospitals Part 1 (SGH and Mt Elizabeth Hospital)

A Depressed Patient's Journey Through Singapore's Hospitals Part 2 (IMH General Ward)

A Depressed Patient's Journey Through Singapore's Hospitals Part 3 (IMH Mood Disorder Unit)

Today, I'm going to talk about something very interesting that I'm certain has crossed everyones' minds: INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALISATION

I'll be breaking down the legal mumbo-jumbo for everyone so that you can have a better understanding of what rights the patient has when it comes to the law.

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17 KEY FACTS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT TATTOO REMOVAL IN SINGAPORE

Dr Justin Boey
Aesthetic
Singapore
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Dr Justin Boey
Aesthetic
Singapore
(3 Ratings)
Posted on Thu Apr 12 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

It's no coincidence that "tattoo removal Singapore" is one of the most searched phrases on Google - 1 in every 4 persons regret ever getting a tattoo. Be it removal of a tattoo or fading it for a cover up, these 17 key points about tattoo removal will guide you in your tattoo removal journey.

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5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN'T GIVE YOUR CHILD A SMARTPHONE

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Posted on Sun Apr 08 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

With 7 out of 10 children in Singapore owning one, smartphones seem to be the new-age pacifiers. This is why it might not be the best idea!

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A DEPRESSED PATIENT'S JOURNEY THROUGH SINGAPORE'S HOSPITALS PART 3 (IMH MOOD DISORDER UNIT)

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Posted on Fri Mar 30 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

What's wrong with hospital food?

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TOP 5 LASIK MYTHS BUSTED BY AN EYE SPECIALIST

Dr Tony Ho
Ophthalmologist
Singapore
(3 Ratings)
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Dr Tony Ho
Ophthalmologist
Singapore
(3 Ratings)
Posted on Wed Mar 21 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Despite its popularity, many questions, falsehoods and myths about laser vision correction still lingers with regards to LASIK.

As an eye specialist with a special interest and many years of experience in laser vision correction, I would like to bust some common misconceptions about LASIK that I often encounter.

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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF MEDICAL SCHOOL IN SINGAPORE

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Posted on Thu Mar 15 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Medical school is tough. It’s rigorous, it’s gruelling, it gets so hard sometimes that you are going to feel like quitting. 

Here are some tips on how to survive medical school, for medical students, by medical students.

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Why do pimples leave dark marks after they heal?

Dear CS, Inflammation is certainly a big factor for the PIH. At the same time, you may be wondering why some of your friends do not get the PIH despite having similar acne. There are various other factors to consider as well. Genetics is another factor. Some of us simply get more scarring and PIH wi...
2 Doctor Answers
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Will hormone injections be able to help me grow taller?

Dear Tiffany, Thank you for your question. With regards to height, we first have to know the height of both your parents and use that to calculate your mid-parental height and from there determine your genetic height potential. Another useful thing to look at will be your health booklet, to see what...
1 Doctor Answer
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Is Intracel the best treatment to get rid of acne scars at my cheek? (photos)

Hello Jingjing Thank you for your question. From the picture it looks like you have a mixture of acne scars (ice pick/ rolling/ boxcar) and acne marks. There are many ways of dealing with acne scarring and Intracel is just one of them Fractional ablative laser resurfacing (CO2/ Erbium) Microneedling...
2 Doctor Answers
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Is Isotretinoin a permanent fix for acne?

Isotretinoin is one of my favourite medications for the purpose of acne treatment. It's used primarily for cystic acne. I personally have a lower threshold in terms of prescribing it, especially for male patients. In my experience, patients on Isotretinoin are also usually very tolerant of the side ...
2 Doctor Answers
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Is it possible to have overcorrected vision after ReLEx Smile?

Hi Aspan
When you see your doctor next week, ask him/her exactly what you have asked over here. You already have the right questions to ask:).
But if we talk in general terms, yes, it is possible to have overcorrections after SMILE, just as it is possible to have overcorrections or undercorrections ...
4 Doctor Answers
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What should I expect during removal of a large wart, and how much does wart removal cost in Singapore?

For viral warts on the sole, there are a few different treatment options. The most commonly used treatment is paring and liquid nitrogen treatment. This involves paring down the wart and freezing it with liquid nitrogen. You may experience some stinging pain with this treatment and may develop a bli...
1 Doctor Answer
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How much does Isotretinoin cost in Singapore, and what is the duration for one course of Isotretinoin?

The price of Isotretinoin in Singapore for 10mg (daily dose for 1 month) can range from $ 65 - 80 for generic Isotretinoin. The cost can be $100 - $130 for branded Isotretinoin. As such, the price range for Isotretinoin in Singapore can be significant. Based on personal anedotal experience, I am qui...
1 Doctor Answer
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Could these tiny red spots on my face and limbs be due to cherry angiomas? (photos)

Thank you for the question. Cherry aniogmas are small growths or proliferation of blood vessels. They do appear as you grow older, and is more common in the elderly. However, it is not uncommon to have a few lesions at an earlier age. Some people are more prone to developing the cherry angiomas, and...
1 Doctor Answer
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What are the pros and cons of the different types of veneers?

Hello there! Having fillings done on the front teeth can be a tricky job at times though it seems like a straight forward job to most. A few things to take into consideration before deciding which is the best option for you would be: - How big are the fillings? - Are your teeth the same colour? Or i...
1 Doctor Answer
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What should I do next if my back hurts when I bend forward?

Dear Zai Zai Thank you for your question - it’s certainly a common problem that we see in clinic! It sounds from what you have said that there is a potential overlap of pain generators - it could be your back and equally it could be your hip! Often, it can be difficult to differentiate one from the ...
2 Doctor Answers
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