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Hi, There are 2 major components to Rosacea that are managed differently. A. Inflammatory component. This presents with red bumps on the skin. The inflammatory component may be controlled with topical metronidazole (Rozex), topical ivermectin (Soolantra), oral doxycycline an...
19 Jul 2019
Hi, When treating Asian skin with lasers, one of the most common and distressing side-effect is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). The occurrence of PIH post-laser is made more frequent, intense and prolonged after UV exposure as UV stimulates melanocytes to produce more melanin. Hence ...
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Keratosis Pilaris on arms and laser treatment
Hi, Indeed what you have appears to be rather severe keratosis pilaris. They are really not scars but pronounced thickening of the skin around the openings of the hair follicles. The condition is chronic and no known cure is currently available. Some improvement may be seen af...
26 May 2019
solar lentigines on face
The pigmentation may be solar lentigines. Solar lentigines can be treated and responds well to pigment laser treatment. Sun protection is very important for most facial pigmentation problems and you should start on proper sun protection. It is best for you to see your doctor or d...
22 Apr 2019
Hi there! Thank you for your question regarding treatment options for tattoo removal. I recommend using a pico-second laser to target tattoo ink/pigments. Picosecond lasers are more effective and safer than nanosecond (Q-switched) lasers (1). However, do note that the type o...
8 Feb 2019
First of all, sunscreen can only prevent further progression of your age spots but will not lighten your age spots. I would still urge you to use a high spf sunscreen of at least 50. Secondly, you need to know that laser is not a magic wand which can erase all spots. Combination ...
22 Jan 2019
Hi! Sorry to hear that you are troubled by milia around your eye area! Milia are a common cause of lumps and bumps around the eye that I treat very often. They are small, benign, keratin filled cysts that originate from blocked sweat glands. How effective is laser treatment f...
17 Jan 2019
Sorry to hear you have been troubled by melasma for years. This is chronic pigmentary condition that can be challenging to treat. Lasers would certainly not be my first choice of treatment as it can actually worsen melasma if the parameters used are too aggressive. We do see a la...
20 Oct 2018
Thank you for your question. When patients attend for mole removal, we will always examine the moles first to ensure these are harmless and suitable for cosmetic removal. Mole removal can be achieved either by laser or by surgery, and there are pros and cons to each. Laser remo...
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