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Dermatologist Discusses Filler Reactions to Vaccines

Ep 10: On Fillers, the COVID-19 Vaccine & Safe Aesthetic Treatments Weekly Dermatology Flash Briefing – The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine apparently causes swelling and inflammation in patients with cosmetic facial fillers. The FDA advisory committee reviewing the new Moderna vaccine, has come out to state this very specific side effect that has involved several trial…

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The Rise of Aesthetic Treatments in Society

Episode 9-Part 3: Botox and Changing Perceptions of Aging Read Part 1 and Part 2. You don’t have to have Botox to look good at 50 We know that appearances are important. However, to the extent that when you are talking about looking good at 50, looking good in the eyes of the world, then…

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Skin Aging Signs, Fact vs Fad

Episode 9-Part 2: Dermatologist and Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective on Aging Read Part 1 here. The 50 year old who looks 25: Chuando Tan For our international listeners, it’s interesting that just a couple of years back, the internet was awash with news of Singapore’s very own ageless specimen – Chuando Tan. He is a model…

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Dermatologist Talks: Is Botox Truly Anti-Aging?

Episode 9-Part 1: Botox and Changing Perceptions of Aging Celebrity J Lo caused a bit of a stir amongst a few US dermatologists when she claimed she hasn’t had any anti-aging Botox injections till this day- crediting her 51-year old, wrinkle-less visage to olive oil, notwithstanding her latest skincare line launch. Is there anything wrong…

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Acne Positivity- Relevance to Dermatology

Episode 8: Dermatologist’s Take on Acne Positivity Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – The acne positivity skincare movement has taken social media by storm, but should we be glorifying a medical skin condition? Here’s what accredited dermatologist, Dr. Teo Wan Lin has to say about #acnepositivity. Chelsea: Hi everyone! In this episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science…

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Copper Nanoparticles in Dermatology

Episode 7: The Science of Metallic Nanoparticles in Textile Cosmeceuticals Biofunctional textiles have been used to treat eczema with its bactericidal effects. Incorporation of metallic nanoparticles in textiles, such as a copper mask can treat the skin microbiome in various dermatological conditions. Zinc nanoparticles are anti-inflammatory, regulate sebum and have bactericidal properties. Textile cosmeceuticals are…

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Dermatologist Explains Sensitive Skin

Ep 6: Dermatologist Tips for Sensitive Skin Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What exactly is sensitive skin? Is it a common skincare issue, or a medical diagnosis? Join us in this episode as we tackle these questions about sensitive skin, chat about what to look out for in products for sensitive skin, and whether on…