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Acne & Acne Scars

Medical Dermatology

Instead of scratching or squeezing your pimples,find out how to effectively manage your acne problems

can affect
from ages
10 through 40
and up

Acne can show up as any of the following: congested pores, whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, pustules, or cysts (deep pimples). These blemishes occur wherever there are many oil (sebaceous) glands, mainly on the face, chest, and back. It is important to seek medical attention from a dermatologist early, as medical treatment can improve your appearance and prevent the condition from worsening. Treatment depends on the cause, type and severity of the patient's acne. Common treatments for acne include oral medications like antibiotics as well as creams and lotions for application on affected areas.

If you are suffering from acne, it is important that you remove surface oil from the face by washing with soap and water or with medicated cleansers. Remember to wash frequently when the face is oily, about three times a day. Continue washing even when you acne is cured. And always remember not to squeeze or scratch pimples.

The important thing to have when it comes to treating acne is patience. Most of the treatment options for acne may take 2 or 3 months to start working. It is therefore important to give each regimen or drug enough time to work before giving up on it and moving on to other treatments.

Acne Scar

Acne Scar

Acne Scars on Back

Acne Lesions

Dr Cheong La

Meet yourDermatologist

Our skin physician, Dr Cheong Lai Leng, is a Ministry of Health certified dermatologist who emphasizes an individualized approach to address your specific concerns whether they are medical, surgical, or cosmetic while maintaining the highest standards for quality and attention to your comfort.

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