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From your photo, you have mild to moderately severe inflammatory acne rather than severe cystic acne. Differin gel will certainly be effective in your treatment. Especially when combined with topical benzoyl peroxide . Doctors may also choose to give you a short course of o...
30 Oct 2019
Facial redness is often due to a combination of facial sensitivity, irritation and/or ongoing skin inflammation. To treat your facial redness, having a personal consultation with your doctor is required. Your doctor must first diagnose the underlying cause or causes of your...
22 Oct 2019
From the photo, you may not have milia on the cheeks but may have multiple closed macrocomedones . Macrocomedones are facial closed comedones. Typically, it is larger than 2-3mm in diameter. Treatment of macrocomedones can be very challenging. Treatment optio...
20 Oct 2019
From your photo, it appears you have some prominence of your hair follicles associated with some comedones and hyperpigmentation on your cheek. Examples of comedones are blackheads and whiteheads. For treatment, you can start with a gentle wash and moisturiser, a medical...
18 Oct 2019
For all acne scar treatment, the key principle is to induce controlled damage to the skin to allow healing to occur, forming new collagen and improvement in scar appearance. There are different ways to induce controlled damage to the skin: surgery , subcision , using energy-...
7 Oct 2019
Hi, Sebaceaous hyplerplasias tend to occur in adults above the age of 40 and are usually found on the forehead and cheeks. From the appearance of your skin lesions, you may have papular scars instead of sebaceous hyperplasias. Papular scars on the chin respond well to fractional CO2 lasering.
4 Oct 2019
Superficial wounds heal best in a clean moisture-controlled environment . The risk of scarring can be minimized by the following strategies: 1. Avoid touching the wound. 2. Cleanse the wound daily using normal saline. Antiseptic washes are not needed un...
2 Oct 2019
With regards to your problem of depressed scars , depressed scars are formed when there is a lack of collagen production while the scar is healing. Thus, it is seen as a sunken skin, whereby it sits below the surrounding skin. These are the treatments that I would recommend f...
25 Sep 2019
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
From the photo, you seem to have a longitudinal band of pigmentation on the nail plate. This is termed medically as longitudinal melanonychia. You do not have a splinter haemorrhage which affects usually just part of the distal nail and not the entire length of th...
17 Sep 2019
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