Skin Blog

Skin Blog 10 - March 2018: Do I need a face-to-face full skin check or a Molemap/Molescan/ some "other Scan" technology?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/03/2018 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 10 – March 2018: Do I need a face-to-face full skin check or a Molemap®/Molescan/ some “other Scan” technology?   *Actual Dermoscopy image obtained from a face-to-face...

Skin Blog 9 - January 2018: Skin Checks - Who, What, When & How?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/01/2018 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 9 – January 2018: Skin checks – Who, What, When & How? *Big thanks to Hamish for increasing awareness on having regular skin checks! http://www.hamishandandy.com/ Australia...

Skin Blog 8 - December 2017: Omazlizumab: A new subsidised treatment for Urticaria

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/12/2017 11:30 AM
Skin Blog 8 – December 2017: Omalizumab: A new subsidised treatment for Urticaria Those who suffer from chronic urticaria know how itchy this condition is. Also known as hives, the most...

Skin Blog 7 - June 2017: is acne related to food?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/06/2017 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 7 – June 2017: Is acne related to food? This question has been raised for decades. Studies as early as the 1970’s have found little or no association. Recent evidence however, points o...

Skin Blog 6 - January 2017: How safe are sunscreens? (and a note on how to stop fake news!)

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/01/2017 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 6 – January 2017: How safe are sunscreens? (and a note on how to spot fake news!) We are yet facing another wave of Facebook posts of fake news where sunscreens are considered...

Skin Blog 5 - November 2016: The low-down on Sunscreens, open water swimming and being Sun-Smart

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/11/2015 11:00 AM
Skin blog 5 – November 2016: The low-down on Sunscreens, open water swimming and being Sun-Smart Did you know that ultraviolet radiation is a Class I carcinogen (cancer causing agent)? This...

Skin Blog 4 - November 2015 Can a Vitamin Prevent Skin Cancer?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/11/2015 11:00 AM
Skin blog 4 – November 2015 Can a Vitamin prevent skin cancer?   Non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal-cell carcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma, are common cancers that are caused...

Skin Blog 3 - October 2015: The PBS funds new revolutionary drug I psoriasis. Am I eligible?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/10/2015 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 3 – October 2015: The PBS funds new revolutionary drug for psoriasis. Am I eligible?   The PBS funds new revolutionary drug for psoriasis. Am I eligible? As of 1st October...

Skin Blog 2 - August 2015 - Winter and Your Skin

Posted By Dr Eugene Tan,
01/08/2015 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 2 – August 2015: Winter and Your Skin (Source of image: DermnetNZ https://dermnetnz.org/topics/dry-skin) The words “winter and dry skin” are often considered synonymous. Did you know...

Skin Blog 1 - July 2015: Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) - New Treatment For Melanoma

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/07/2015 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 1 – July 2015: Keytruda® (Pembrolizumab) – New treatment for Melanoma What does this mean and how does it apply to me? Last week, the Australian Government approved funding of...