Skin Health - Skindoc Dermatology

Superfoods for glowing skin, according to dermatologist

When it comes to your skin, there's one thing we know for sure: What you eat can have a direct impact on how you look. If you're not specifically chowing down on superfoods for glowing skin and instead are constantly…
Body Dysmorphic Disorder - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Persons Who Undergo Aesthetic Medical Treatments

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But for those with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), what they see in the mirror is not pleasing. BDD is a condition where the sufferer is preoccupied with an imagined defect,…
Allergies - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Allergies vs Coronavirus: How to tell the difference?

Can I Have Both Allergies and Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Yes.  People with spring allergies are not immune to coronavirus.  If you typically have allergy symptoms, pay close attention to their type and severity – do you feel differently than in prior…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Why baldness is linked to coronavirus infection.

Most men hospitalised with COVID-19 are bald according to two small studies. The reason for this is male pattern baldness is associated with high levels of male sex hormones called androgens such as testosterone. Androgens increase the entry of SARS-CoV-2…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Cancer Rates and Covid-19

Hi All As medical practitioners in Australia we have noticed an alarming number of people are ignoring symptoms and signs of potential fatal cancers during COVID-19 pandemic. The number of people who are seeing the general practitioner has dropped substantially…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Are there any skin signs of COVID-19 infection?

Although this is a SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) infection and therefore predominantly attacks the lungs this virus can also cause skin manifestations. It has been reported to occur in up to 20% of COVID-19 patients. Skin signs…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Should Biologics for Psoriasis be interrupted during COVID-19 pandemic?

We have many emails and phone calls from patients and general practitioners asking whether biologic therapies should be ceased during the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. Several professional and patient organizations include the Australasian College of Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology and…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Important information from SkinDoc and an Update on COVID-19 and our Practice.

Your safety remains a high priority to us and we are monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak closely. We will continue to uphold our high clinical standards and sanitisation standards/protocols during this pandemic. We are doing everything we can on our…
Covid-19 - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

Coronavirus Update

Protecting again COVID-19  (Corona Virus) Patient Alert If you have ANY of these symptoms: FeverCoughSore throatShortness of breathOther symptoms of flu-like AND Travelled to (including transit through) mainland China, or travelled to Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South…
Acne - Skindoc | Dr Jennifer Yip | Dermatologist | Sydney

The Infuence of Social Media on Acne Treatment

The Influence of Social Media on Acne Treatment Social media platform are increasing used to access information for acne in particular YouTube. Results of a questionnaire on the use of social media on the management of acne found 57% used…