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Did you know that 1 in 6 people avoid school or going out in public because of their skin condition? We often hear young people miss school because their acne is flaring. Did you know that 1 in 5 people…
Skin Health - Skindoc Dermatology

Anti-ageing foods

What is the best diet for healthy beautiful skin? The best diet for your skin is a diet which also best for your general health (high in anti-oxidants such as flavonoids). A diet rich in flavonoids has anti-inflammatory benefits, cardiovascular…

Don’t trust your skin health to just anyone. Choose a board certified Dermatologist.

Some health care providers offer dermatologic care and cosmetic procedures but they are not medical doctors with specialist training in skin, hair and nails. Why see an accredited dermatologist? Dermatologists registered in Australia have a basic medical degree, M.B.BS (Bachelor…

HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR SKIN THIS WINTER

Keep Moisture In The Air  Our skin “is the barrier that keeps water inside of your body, so when it is dry and cold, water evaporates off of the surface faster and easier.” To prevent dryness, use a humidifier as…

ACNE MYTHS AND FACTS

Acne is no doubt a common and troublesome condition that most of us experiences often when young and sometimes when not so young! Look for the words ‘benzoyl peroxide’, retinoids such as ‘tretinoin’, ‘adapalene’ or ‘tazarotene’ or ‘azelaic acid’.  Some…

Chloasma – What really works

Chloasma or melasma is a common and annoying condition. It presents as brown, blotchy pigmentation on sun-exposed area such as the face and neck. There is excess pigmentation in the epidermis and often in the dermis. It is more common…

All about Acne and the latest in treatments

Acne can be a real worrying condition for many young people and some older people as well. It can affect your self-confidence and general well-being.  What cause acne? This is a very common question. Hormones At about the age of…