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To answer your question, yes, you may. In fact, topical acne medications that you have listed (benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid) have no interactions with your anti-depressant therapy. With that said, it is also not associated with aggravating depression. On the other hand, if...
14 Nov 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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When Botox is injected in low concentrations in between the layers of the skin. It acts as a chemo-denervating agent, which blocks nerve signals to susceptible skin structures, such as sweat glands, apocrine glands and small skin blood vessels to prevent their n...
23 Sep 2019
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Hello Bemme Thank you for your question. You can try topical retinoids (retin A/ differin) which will help with mild acne scars, acne control, skin texture and oily skin. Use it at night for 1 to 2 months, and you should be able to see some results. However it is not enoug...
14 May 2018
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The best skincare regime is one that suits your skin type. This can change as you age and it's very common to change your routine over the years. In general, I would say there is no "compulsory" skincare step except for good sunscreen. This protects your skin against harmful UV rays w...
1 May 2018
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Hello Aaron Thank you for your question. In addition to what Dr Winston has mentioned, you can consider changing the topical retinol (usually over the counter) to a prescription based retinoid such as retin-A. It can be applied every other night initially and you can gradually in...
13 Mar 2018
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