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April 15, 2024

Alternatives to Finasteride Treatment for Male Pattern Balding

What are the alternatives to finasteride treatment for male pattern balding?The main reason for male pattern hair loss, also known as Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA), is the excess of dihydrotestosterone in the blood stream. The excess DHT literally suffocates vulnerable hair follicles which are usually located at the top of the scalp. While finasteride, a DHT-lowering […]

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April 3, 2024

The “Liquid Thread” PDO Lift Explained

The “Liquid Thread” (PDO) Lift Explained

Medical aesthetics is a field that is constantly changing and evolving; boundaries are often challenged to improve our treatment options and procedural methods to deliver optimum results while ensuring safety. One of the newer and novel treatments offered recently is often dubbed a “Liquid Thread Lift”. The idea of a “liquid thread” is confusing for good […]

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April 2, 2024

To Fill or Not to Fill? Here’s What Our Doctors Think

FILLERSThe popularity of cosmetic injectables is on the rise and has been a worldwide trend for over a decade now. It is arguable if botulinum injections is still the number one injected aesthetic treatment when we see dermal fillers are constantly vying for that coveted spot on the throne.Fillers are made from a variety of […]

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March 15, 2024

Ultherapy or Sofwave: Which is Right for You?

Ulthera or Sofwave: Which is Right for You?In the aesthetic industry focused on anti-aging, there are plenty of options and both clinicians and clients are looking for the next treatment or product that can boost our skin health and youthfulness. In deciding what treatment to choose, there will always be guiding principles in medical aesthetics, such […]

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March 5, 2024

Dr Harold Ma presents at SAM Conference 2024

SAM Conference 2024

Sharing a sneak peek of Dr. Harold Ma’s session at SAM Conference 2024, hosted by The Society of Aesthetic Medicine Singapore. He was honored to be invited as faculty member to share his personal insights on his years of experience in hair transplants amidst this year’s theme, “Advancing Aesthetic Medicine – Innovations and Breakthroughs,” aligning […]

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March 1, 2024

Ways to Look Younger Without Surgery

Ways to Look Younger Without Surgery

If you’re looking to turn back the clock a bit without committing to pricey surgeries and long recovery times, non-surgical or minimally invasive cosmetic procedures might just be your ticket. Over the past couple of decades, the aesthetics industry has made available effective alternatives to invasive surgeries like facelifts, eyelid lifts, and rhinoplasties.Things like fine […]

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February 6, 2024

Fillers: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

OutlineWhat are dermal fillers?How do dermal fillers work?Where can dermal fillers be used on the face?Popular types of dermal fillersCommon side effects and healing processSerious risks of dermal fillersMinimising risksAvoiding too much fillersWhat to do with filler gone wrong?Dermal fillers have become increasingly popular in the world of aesthetic enhancement, offering a non-surgical solution to […]

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January 11, 2024

Liposuction or CoolSculpting: Which is a Better Option?

Healthy diets and regular exercise are considered the most common way to achieve a slim and toned physique. Lately, many have discovered that despite regular exercise and strict diet efforts, certain body parts resist change. This may represent an obstacle for those trying to achieve certain aesthetic goals.Liposuction and CoolSculpting, done by any CoolSculpting clinic […]

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January 10, 2024

Is My Hair Transplant a Success?

It is not a surprise that many people in Singapore are turning to hair transplants to address their hair loss woes, with 44.38% reporting that they are suffering from this condition.A hair transplant surgical procedure is one of the recognised solutions to restore hair growth in the scalp’s bald or thinning areas. This is done […]

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December 22, 2020

Pregnancy Skin Care Tips

You’ve seen that second line on the urine self-test pregnancy kit and your family doctor has confirmed it with a blood test. Besides receiving words of congratulations, from what you eat, drink, wear and put on your skin, suddenly everyone seemed to have an opinion about what you should or shouldn’t do during pregnancy. Pregnancy […]

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