Ask Dr Colin Theng: Psoriasis

Dr Colin Theng is a highly-regarded, fully accredited dermatologist who has more than 20 years of clinical experience. He was the former Chief of the Psoriasis Unit and Phototherapy unit at National Skin centre, where he managed the most difficult and challenging psoriasis and eczema cases, and the Head of Subspecialty clinics. Currently, Dr Theng is the President of the Psoriasis Association of Singapore, and is a Councillor with the renowned International Psoriasis Council. 

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease. While the causes and risk factors are still unknown, researchers believe the two main culprits are your genes and your environment. 

Currently, there is no cure for psoriasis, but there are treatments to help relieve the symptoms.

Learn more about this chronic and unpredictable disease from Dr Colin Theng, as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all your questions. 

You can submit your questions to Dr Colin Theng by clicking on the following link: He will be answering all of them by, Thursday, 1 November, 2018. 

Ask Dr Colin Theng about: 

  • Different types of Psoriasis
  • Symptoms
  • Eczema VS Psoriasis
  • Treatment options and their costs
  • Long-term prognosis with psoriasis

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