- MRCP (London)
Dr Wilson Ho graduated with a medical degree from the University of Malaya. After getting his degree, he obtained a MRCP for the Royal Colleges of Physicians, United Kingdom and Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine. On top that, he is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr Ho has practised aesthetic medicine full time since 2012. Before joining Icon Medical Aesthetic Clinic, he served as a Medical Director for a regional aesthetic group that operated numerous clinics in 5 countries. During his time there, he was also in charge of training other doctors from all their branches. Along with that, he developed a holistic skin treatment approach to help patients reverse signs of photo-ageing.
Dr Ho has a passion in continuously developing his skills and knowledge. He strives to stay on top of the latest techniques and technologies in aesthetic medicine. For that, he has actively participated in numerous courses conducted by the Aesthetic Dermatology Educational Group. He also obtained certificates of competency in administering dermal fillers and chemical peels, as well as laser treatments for skin, body and hair. Above that, Dr Ho regularly attends conferences both locally and overseas.
Dr Ho is a firm believer that everyone can have beautiful and youthful skin. With that, he specializes in customized laser treatments for each of his patient. On top of lasers, he has also received various awards for his work in aesthetic skin products.
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Fractional laser treatment is a non-invasive treatment that uses a device to deliver a laser beam divided into thousands of microscopic treatment zones that target a fraction of the skin at a time, analogous to a photographic image being enhanced or altered pixel by pixel.
Elidel is a steroid-free cream containing a 1% strength of the topical immunomodulator pimecrolimus. It was specifically developed as a treatment for atopic dermatitis and is approved for use in children as young as 2 years of age. As mentioned by Dr Chin, Elidel is not known to cause hypopigmentation. In fact, it has been used to treat hypopigmentation for example in the case of vitiligo with the goal to replenish the lost melanocytes by immigration from the hair follicle and to restore the normal function of melanogenesis by residual melanocytes.
It is not uncommon to develop bruises post needle injection treatment on the skin. These are suggestions one can do to reduce bruising. Things to do: First 24 hours Immediately post-procedure, put an ice pack and perform cold compression on the area suspected bruising to reduce blood flow around the area. This can prevent the bruise from being as apparent and reduce soft tissue swelling. Ice the potentially bruise area for 10 minutes at a time.