Categories
Podcast

What Are The Effects of Birth Control as Hormonal Acne Treatment?

Ep22: Hormonal Acne – Causes and Treatments Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What causes hormonal acne? Hormonal acne is often treated with birth control, which is effective but has certain effects with long term use. In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares why you get hormonal acne, how oral contraceptives work as hormonal…

Categories
Podcast

What is Cystic Acne and How to Treat it

Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – How does cystic acne differ from comedonal acne? We often treat cystic acne with the oral medication isotretinoin (also known by its trade names Oratane, Accutane, Nimegen) which is effective but has certain side effects as well. In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares on the causes of…

Categories
Podcast

Acne Face Wash for Singapore Climate

Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – Do you know why dermatologists recommend anti-bacterial face wash for acne to acne-prone individuals? Are you confused as to why some individuals who do not seem to care about washing their face, yet never get acne?  In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares on the importance of skin…

Categories
Podcast

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…

Categories
Podcast

What Causes Maskne?

Episode 4: Maskne, the Skin Microclimate, and Photoprotection Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What are maskne causes? Join us in this episode to learn about the specific skin microclimate that wearing a face mask creates— exacerbating pre-existing skin conditions and creating the perfect environment for maskne. Microbiome dysbiosis – an imbalance in healthy skin bacteria…

Categories
Podcast

Singapore Dermatologist’s Maskne Tips

Episode 2: ‘Maskne’ – How to Treat Breakouts Under Your Mask Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – As the world shifts to the use of face masks to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, a form of acne mechanica – ‘Maskne’ – has become more widespread. Dr. Teo Wan Lin discusses her latest research paper which is…