What AGNES Acne Treatment Can Do for Your Acne Problems

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Although acne begins during adolescence and puberty, it can still occur during adulthood. Acne is mainly caused by sebaceous glands in the skin follicles that produce excessive oil and become inflamed. When the oily matter, called sebum, begins to clog the pores along with dead skin cells, bacteria on the skin will multiply and lea...

Recurrent Acne – Why Does It Happen in the Same Spot

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It is always frustrating to deal with acne, but facing recurrent acne issues is an even more aggravating situation. They can show up in the same exact spot repeatedly, and using anti-acne products does not seem to do the trick to cure your acne problems. Acne will also leave scars that may vary in size and severity. We explore t...

Who TCA Cross is for and What It Can Do for Your Scars

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Availably in many aesthetic clinics in Singapore, TCA Cross is a specialized treatment that involves the chemical reconstruction of skin scars (CROSS) with the use of Trichloroacetic acid (TCA). It is a medium to deep chemical peel that is used to treat wrinkles, photo aging and help in acne scar removal. Cystic acne is a common sk...

Do You Know the Type of Skin Pigmentation You Have?

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Skin pigmentation is a skin condition which occurs when the skin produces melanin excessively and you will see patches of your skin turning into a darker shade. Melanin is produced by melanocytes and acts like a shield for the skin cells to protect against sun and damages of UV-rays. The UVA and UVB beams are some of the major cont...

What You Can Do to Defend Against Signs of Aging Skin

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Signs of aging can appear as early as our mid 20s and early 30s. You will start to notice that your skin feels dry and fine lines start to appear around your face such as eye and mouth areas. When aging kicks in, our body experiences the slowdown in production of collagen and elastic fibers, oxidization of fats and changes in cell ...

The Different Types of Acne Scars and How to Treat Them

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Besides dealing with active acne breakouts, you are also left to face acne scars that are typically left behind after an inflammatory acne. They are more likely to develop on those who pick at their active acne lesions. If you are suffering from acne scars, it is best to find out the type of scar it is. Knowing so will give you a b...

Reasons Why You Really Shouldn’t Pick at That Pimple

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Anyone who’s ever popped their pimples knows the feeling of looking in the mirror and experiencing the temptation of giving the pimple a little squeeze. When the pore is infected with bacteria, excess sebum and dead skin cells, an inflamed acne pimple will occur which is often filled with pus. Popping a pimple or picking at your ...

How to Identify the Different Types of Acne and Treat It

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If you are facing recurring acne in your life, it is time to learn about the different types of acne to treat it effectively from the roots and attain clearer skin. Identifying the type of acne you are suffering from is key to successful acne treatment regime as each type is distinct. Acne falls into two subtypes, noninflammator...

The Possible Association Between Acne and Prostate Cancer

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According to a Swedish study published in the International Journal of Cancer in 2017, investigators reported that acne in late adolescence has association with a statistically-significant greater risk for prostate cancer as compared not having acne during the period of latter teen years. Using a unique, long-term data set from Swe...

What You Need to Know About Cystic Acne and Scar Removal

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It’s not unusual to have a pimple or two and experience breakouts when you’re a teenager. But once you’re in adulthood and you face red, swollen, painful pimples that occur deep in your skin, you might have cystic acne. Read on below as we explore more facts about this skin condition. 1. Cystic acne is deeply embedded in t...

The Effectiveness Of Light-Based Treatments For Acne

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Acne vulgaris is common inflammatory skin condition that involves blockage and/or inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands. It is characterized by noninflammatory lesions, inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules, and open or closed comedones. Acne vulgaris typically affect skin areas with a high density of sebaceous ...

How Acne Can Have More Distressing Effects Than Melanoma

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According to the Global Burden of Disease Study, acne can pose longer-term effects with a wider range as compared to skin cancer. The study evaluated over 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries and territories around the world. The aim is for researchers attempt to determine what features of their health are most important to p...

4 Common Myths About Acne You Shouldn’t Believe Anymore

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For most of us who’ve ever had pimples, it can be frustrating to deal with the breakouts and having to find solutions to get rid of acne scars. Often, we might also come across old wives’ tales and myths regarding acne that leave you further misinformed about the skin condition. Read on to find out the common myths about acne. ...

Factors that Contribute to Acne and How to Deal with It

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Many of us can agree that picking or squeezing pimples will create further inflammation and ultimately lead to more damage to the skin. But sometimes, we can relate to the struggle of trying to resist poking, touching or picking a pimple. Inflammation leaves behind a dark mark on the skin, as part of the natural healing process, an...

3 Common Laser Treatment for Acne Scars in Singapore

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Acne scars are often an unwanted reminder of the acne and pimples you have faced before. These scars come in a number of types and some can vanish in a short period of time while there are some which are stubborn and more permanent. Having acne scars can leave you feeling insecure about your appearance and add more stress on how to...

Moles: What Causes Them & How You Can Remove Them

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Skin problems can take many shapes and forms. Acne, acne scars, marks and lesions are common issues we often fail to bring to our dermatologist, compounding the fact that these issues can be very damaging to our skin. However, we can get worried if they get unsightly. Moles are extremely obvious, especially those on our face, and w...

What is so good about the Picocare 450 laser?

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You’ve probably heard about lasers zapping away age spots and acne scars - but do you actually know how do they really work? Fractional Laser treatments are widely offered in aesthetic clinics, and the popularity for it is off the charts due to the effectiveness of clearing acne scars. We have also heard of different types of las...

Different Active Acne Treatment Options

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Except for a lucky few, most of us would have battled acne some point of time. Teenage acne, usually taking place during puberty, or adult acne are dermatological nuisances that pester about 70% of the global population. Many find themselves at their wit’s end when dealing with this seemingly indefatigable opponent to our skin, l...

How to Treat Cystic Acne

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Cystic acne is basically one of the worst and severe forms of acne you can get. They are pretty much like the red, bumpy painful deep acne that you find on your skin and they usually affect large areas of your face. An acne is formed when you have a pore and a hair follicle where a bacteria attacks that particular pore. In cystic a...

Options for Acne Scar Treatment

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“Out of the frying pan and into the fire”. That’s often what it can feel like after an acne outbreak. Having navigated our way to successfully handling an acne outbreak, we now have to deal with the dermatological fallout. This manifests as acne scars. Today, we will be focusing solely on acne scars and how you can treat t...

3 Things you Must Know About Acne Scar Laser Treatment

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Most of us will face acne outbreaks at some time in our lives. Unluckily, outbreaks can leave a have a lasting impact on our perfect skin: acne scars. Try as we might, these ugly marks somehow get and stay on our faces for a long time. A commonly touted treatment for acne scars is laser treatment. We might think it’s as simple...

Having Breakouts? How to Tell if Your Acne is Hormonal

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What is Hormonal Acne and its causes? As the name suggests, hormonal acne is tied to fluctuations in your hormones. It does not only occur during puberty, but it can also affect adults of any age. Hormonal acne is specifically caused by an imbalance of the female hormones estrogen & progesterone and the male hormones testost...

How Effective is Laser Treatment for Acne?

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The routine struggle and pain associated with acne can only be understood by the people who have to go through it. Pimples, skin irritation, red marks, and oily face are enough to greatly affect you. Acne can take away all your self-confidence and make you feel insecure with the people around you. Even though makeup can be used to ...

The Clifford Clinic Eye Restoration Program

It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but in aesthetic circles, the eyes are more often the calendar to our age. For many of our patients, the eyes are the first sign that they have aged. The changes that people notice are: downward drooping of the eyelids and eyebrows, increased laxity of the s...

No More Unsightly Stretch Marks

Whether you have gained them through pregnancy, puberty, or the ordinary passing of time, stretch marks are a common cause of frustration. Mothers wish their stomachs still had smooth skin, others wish to get rid of stretch marks after dramatic weight loss. Some adults carry those infamous lines because of fluctuations in weight. ...

An Easy Way to Get Rid of Eye Bags

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Did you know that there are factors in our face that makes us look older than we really are? Wrinkles, fine lines, and crow’s feet are obvious giveaways of age. But there are also less prominent characteristics, such as dry skin, drooping skin, and eye bags. These not so obvious factors do not always come through time. Many times...