Category: Health and Beauty

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Tired of Looking at Your Acne Scars Every Time You Use a Mirror? Get Acne Scar Treatment in Singapore Now!

I know of a lot of people who deal with acne scar problems. In one case, a woman had a problem with the deep acne scars caused by her pimples. She spent a lot of money and time buying cosmetics and skin medicine to cover up her acne marks. Unfortunately, her acne marks never really went away. They were still there, just buried under a heavy layer of makeup and cosmetics.

If the presence of acne scars is bothering you a lot, then you might consider getting an acne scar treatment in Singapore to rid of them permanently. Instead of bothering using makeup or cosmetics every day, getting medical treatment for acne scars will remove them for you and will last forever. Visit your nearest aesthetic clinic and have a trusted doctor like Dr Chua Cheng Yu treat your acne scars. Get ready to say goodbye to them forever!

If you’re still unsure of getting an acne scar treatment, read on to know more about the different types of acne scars and the best treatments to get rid of them.

What is an Acne Scar?

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A Quick Guide to Cataract Surgery Costs in Singapore

It is unavoidable for us to develop cataracts when we reach a certain age. Cataracts usually start to show up when we get to our 50s. Studies have shown that from people aged 80 and above, at least 60% of them will have developed cataracts.

In this short guide, I’ve prepared a breakdown of cataract surgery costs in Singapore and the many possible factors that affect its price.

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye which causes vision loss. When it comes to treating cataracts, there are some claims that medication or eye drops can cure or reverse cataract formation. However, these claims have no scientific basis as until now, none of these so-called treatments have effectively removed a cataract. Thus, the only scientifically backed and effective treatment available for cataracts is surgery.

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In general, the costs of medical tests and treatments depend largely on the type of hospital or clinic that offers the services. In Singapore, you have three cost levels– a public hospital with subsidies...

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How to treat periodontitis – Insights from a Periodontist in Singapore

There is a study that says teeth are connected to other parts of our body. Have you ever noticed that when you have a toothache, it causes a headache too? By evaluating your dental health, your overall health and wellness can also be ascertained because of the connection of the teeth to the other organs of the body.

If you think you have gum problems, this article by a trusted and well-experienced periodontist in Singapore will be a big help. In this article, Dr. Marlene Teo gives usher insights on periodontitis and periodontal treatments in Singapore.

Brushing and flossing regularly is not enough to get healthy teeth. You also need to visit your dentist regularly because you might miss some signs and symptoms of tooth decay or gum disease. The earlier oral problems can be detected and treated, the better.

What is a periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of gum diseases (periodontal diseases) as well as dental implants placement. They carry out surgical procedures for severe gum diseases and repair, place and maintain dental implants. Periodontists in Singapore have to go through...

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Some Facts on Double Eyelid Surgery in Singapore

It is not a secret that people with big, doe eyes are almost always considered more attractive than those people with small, thin eyes. One reason for this is that having bigger eyes make the person look more engaging, pleasing and fresh. Whilst, those with small eyes seems to look tired and disinterested.

Most people with Asian descent are born with monolid eyes – meaning their eyelid shapes does not have creases, making their eyes appear smaller. Having monolid eyes is not a physical abnormality, however, is not considered physically appealing. Monolid individuals have had used eyelid tapes, eyelid glues, and makeup to create an illusion of a double eyelid fold. However, these are only temporary techniques. Fortunately here in Singapore, a more permanent fix to this problem is predominantly available – the double eyelid surgery.

Who is double eyelid surgery for?

Double eyelid surgery in Singapore is actually quite popular and is available in most clinics specializing in reconstructive surgery like Allure Plastic Surgery, headed by consultant plastic surgeon, Dr Samuel Ho. Take note, however, that double eyelid surgery is not limited for people with monolid eyes. People who want to enhance their double eyelids, make...

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Learning All About Pico Laser in Singapore

If you are one of those people who like to be updated with the latest trends in aesthetic medicine, then you have probably heard the buzz about pico laser by now. Pico laser is a popular patented laser technology that has gained a huge traction as the new standard for treatment of pigmentation, scars, and pores in Singapore.

Contrary to the common belief, picolaser refers to a specific type of laser technology and not a brand or name of a laser machine. The word “pico” refers to picosecond, which is one trillionth of a second. A picolaser is an advanced pigment laser that is capable of producing high power laser beams with ultra-short pulse durations. Pulse duration pertains to how much time one laser shot can stay on the skin. Pico laser was created as an enhanced version of the traditional Q-switched lasers which can produce laser beams in the nanosecond (billionth of a second) duration. This makes picosecond lasers about ten times faster than the nanosecond Q-switched lasers, which also means that the pico laser can fire more laser shots in the same amount of time as compared to a Q-switched laser. The shorter pulse duration also means that the skin has a lesser tendency to heat up and this...