Aesthetic medicine focuses on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, pigmentation, excess fat, unwanted hair, and spider veins.
Aesthetic medicine focuses on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of various problems listed below.
Although aesthetic medicine procedures are typically elective, they can improve the quality of life, psychological wellbeing, and social function for some patients.
Aesthetic procedures that doctors can perform in Singapore under conditions specified by the Ministry of Health include chemical and gas/liquid peels, intense pulsed light (IPL) for skin, radiofrequency, infrared, and ultrasound skin tightening and rejuvenation, hair removal with lasers or IPL, photodynamic therapy, photopneumatic therapy, external lipolysis, botulinum toxin injections, filler injections on the face, neck, and hands only, sclerotherapy, threadlifts, lasers for vascular and pigment condition treatment, fractional lasers for skin rejuvenation, ablative lasers for benign tumours, hair transplants, and mechanical dermabrasion.
Certain specialists in Singapore can perform certain procedures not listed above.
Do note that aesthetic practice in Singapore is not considered a medical specialty or subspecialty. Doctors who perform aesthetic procedures may be called general practitioners or family physicians if they do not have specialty training, or be called dermatologists or plastic surgeons if they have specialty training in dermatology or plastic surgery respectively.
Some eople opt for aesthetic treatments to feel rejuvenated and youthful. These treatments may also boost their self-confidence and self-image as they make themselves more attractive to others and also to themselves.
Read this post for more information on aesthetic treatment and costs in Singapore.
The eyes can be a core point of focus when we look at a person’s face. From an aesthetic perspective, eyelash growth may not seem to be a core facial structure, but it may contribute to physical appearance. Eyelashes are not only under the domain of beauty salons, but also an area of aesthetic medical treatment.
Did you know that we have the same number of eyelash follicles from the time we are born and all throughout our lives? Eyelashes also grow slower than scalp hair, and their growth cycle normally lasts 5-11 months. 
There are researched methods for stimulating eyelash growth that Singapore patients can learn more about. Dr Chin Yee Choong is the medical director of Dermclear Aesthetic & Laser Clinic. He recently answered DoctorxDentist readers’ eyelash growth questions and explained what they could expect from the procedures. Here are several things he shared.
Many people might want to get the glowing complexion sported by celebrities, but may often be unaware of the most appropriate way to achieve clear skin. While there might be many factors that contribute to skin health and reduced pore size, we need to understand the root cause of skin problems first rather than going for one treatment or another unthinkingly. After that, an appropriate treatment can be chosen based on your needs and lifestyle.
Dr Chin Yee Choong is the medical director of Dermclear Aesthetic & Laser Clinic. He gave some advice to DoctorxDentist readers about treatments for improving skin appearance. Here's what he had to share about medical aesthetic treatments available in Singapore.