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8 Dermatologist Clinics in Singapore for Your Skin Concerns (2020)

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8 Dermatologist Clinics in Singapore for Your Skin Concerns (2020)

Our editorial team is writing this post because "dermatologist clinic in Singapore" is one of the most Googled terms, receiving well over 3700 searches each month - so we figured that we'd just help everyone else out at once.

We receive many skin-related questions every day; our Skin, Hair & Nails section is one of our most popular sections with more than 1.6 million views! We receive daily requests for information on treatments for skin diseases too.

Check out this list of clinics that we think you should consider for skin treatments!

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4 Common Reasons Behind Your Hypopigmentation Woes and How They Can Be Treated

4 Common Reasons Behind Your Hypopigmentation Woes and How They Can Be Treated

Hypopigmentation refers to the loss of skin colour. It is very notable as these patches of skin tend to be lighter than your actual skin tone. 

Your skin tone depends on the production of melanin. When your skin's pigment cells do not produce a sufficient amount of melanin, your skin will be lighter. Likewise, if more melanin is produced, your skin gets darker.

Hypopigmentation can occur as patches or cover the entire body. It can also occur at birth or develop later in life.

Read on to find out more.

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What is vitiligo? It is classically considered to be a silent pigmentary disorder with few or no symptoms. With no pigment, the skin is extremely susceptible to burning. Prior studies have demonstrated that one-third of vitiligo patients report skin symptoms (e.g. pruritus, bur...
23 Dec 2019
Phototherapy is a good treatment option for vitiligo. It is important for you to see your dermatologist before purchasing a machine for a proper assessment. When undergoing phototherapy, there is a treatment regime in the delivery of phototherapy to optimise the effectiveness of the treatment and m...
14 Aug 2019
Vitiligo is a condition which is due to the loss of melanocytes or pigment cells in the skin. This leads to the skin appearing white or depigmented. Vitiligo can affect the skin and oral mucosa and the lip is an area that is not uncommonly affected. Simple protective measure like...
5 Aug 2019
For the treatment of vitiligo, topical treatment with steroids or calcineurin inhibitors is the first-line treatment. For small areas of vitiligo, topical treatment is a good option. If the area of involvement is larger, it is much more difficult to apply the creams. Phototherapy...
20 Jul 2019
Hello, This is a great question! In the process of research aimed at identifying the underlying cause for vitiligo, scientists have postulated that vitiligo can be triggered by stress to the pigment producing cells of the skin. Some potential vitiligo triggers have be...
15 Jul 2019
Hello, This is perhaps the most common question which I face on a regular basis. Strictly speaking, there is no cure for vitiligo at the moment . This is because there is a non-zero chance of recurrence of the condition which persists in spite of treatment which is diffi...
15 Jul 2019
Hello, The treatment duration, as well as treatment options, may vary slightly depending on the area affected by vitiligo. The treatment of vitiligo tends to follow a few general principles and chiefly depends on phototherapy in order to achieve repigmentation. At the same ti...
15 Jul 2019
Hello, This is a commonly asked question I face from many of my patients, and the answer is always the same. No, there are no foods that have been found to cause vitiligo. Within the Southeast Asian region, it is a common belief that diet plays a role in the development of th...
15 Jul 2019
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