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Dr Chin Yee Choong
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Fully ablative laser treatment or conventional CO2 laser resurfacing, as it is termed by the medical community, is hardly practised these days. This is because the procedure is associated with a significant risk of a permanent colour mismatch from the irreversible destruction of p...
9 Jan 2020
That depends on the type of picosecond laser treatment and the reason you're undergoing it for. For pigmentary issues where the laser performed is non-ablative (no burning of the skin layers), it is possible to do the chemical peel during the same session . This is synergistic a...
11 Dec 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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Hypopigmentation spots after repeated Q-switched 1064nm laser treatments tend to be prolonged. Hypopigmentation is the loss of skin colour. The best option is actually to stop further laser treatments. Instead, you should wait for spontaneous recovery, which o...
14 Nov 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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After having a pico-laser treatment session, I would recommend waiting for an interval of 10-14 days before you begin using acidic products on the treated areas. This is to allow and also ensure that there is adequate time for the skin healing to occur. Although there is minim...
1 Oct 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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After a pico-laser treatment session, I would recommend waiting for an interval of 10-14 days before patients actually commence for regular facial spa treatments. This is to allow and also ensure that there is adequate time for the skin healing to occur . ...
26 Sep 2019
Dr Stephanie Ho
"Skin specialist with over 20 years of experience"
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For hyperpigmentation of the facial skin, common causes would be due to freckles, sunspots and melasma. Laser treatment of freckles and sunspots is usually by using pigment lasers such as Q-switched, long-pulsed or picosecond laser using the 532nm or 755nm wavelength. Thi...
9 Dec 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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Currently, there is no medication that is reported to be contraindicated when undergoing pico laser treatment. Nevertheless, it is important that your doctor is aware of your underlying medical conditions and should have advised you on the after-effects of the pico laser trea...
24 Sep 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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As with all forms of acne scar treatment, one treatment modality may be used to treat a variety of acne scars. The key differences are: 1. Choice of parameters. More severe scars needing more intense treatment. 2. Response . Deeper scars respond less compared to shallower s...
24 Sep 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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Isotretinoin treatment shrinks the sebaceous glands and was felt previously that this may reduce normal wound healing after skin injury. Hence, the prudent recommendation of laser treatments that injure the skin significantly should be avoided while on isotreti...
18 Sep 2019
Dr Chin Yee Choong
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Vaseline does not by itself make post-laser treatment hyperpigmentation better or worse. However, their use as a post-laser healing ointment may be indirectly associated with lower PIH risk indirectly. This is because they help in wound healing as petroleum jelly can prevent woun...
9 Sep 2019
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