Skin Cancer

Malignant melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer. In this condition, pigment producing cells in the skin known as melanocytes undergo uncontrolled growth and can even spread

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Skin and hair changes during pregnancy

Pregnancy leads to physiologic changes caused by an increase in circulating hormones (eg. oestrogens and progesterone) together with metabolic, vascular, immunological and structural changes.

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Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal can liberate you from a lifetime of plucking, waxing and shaving. Dr Tan Hiok Hee of Thomson Specialist skin centre, explains more about laser therapy and available hair removal

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Facts about Aging Skin

Everyone has to age. No ethnic group is spared! However, what are the unique characteristics of aging Asian skin? Dr. HH Tan of Thomson Specialist Skin Centre in Singapore gives the facts.

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Atopic Eczema

Atopic eczema (also called dermatitis) is one of the most common skin disease among children in Singapore. According to Singapore eczema statistics, one in 1 in 20 children in Singapore have atopic eczema.

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The Causes of Acne

Acne is an extremely common condition that affects almost everybody at some time in their lives. It usually starts during the teenage years but may also appear for the first time in adulthood.

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Hair Loss After Pregnancy

The most common form of hair loss after pregnancy is known as post-partum telogen effluvium. Knowledge of the normal hair growth cycle is essential in understanding this process.

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Most Common Skin Infections in Children

Skin infections may be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Here are some of the most common skin infections among children in Singapore. These can be managed with proper treatment

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Types of Skin Problems

Skin disorders can cause uncomfortable symptoms like redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Many skin problems, such as acne, affect your appearance.

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