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Your Orthodontic Care Options in Hong Kong

Dentistry is a broad medical field and while the ultimate goal is to improve oral health, there are differences between dentistry and orthodontists. The main point to note is that orthodontists specialize in treatments such as correcting misaligned teeth and jaws called malocclusions or bites.   We checked in with Orthodontist Dr. Louise Wong 黃淑興牙醫… Read More

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Choosing the Right Medical Cosmetic Provider in Hong Kong | Expert Advice

There’s a lot of confusion about the safety and issues surrounding cosmetic plastic surgeries and medical beauty procedures in Hong Kong. To follow up on our article on cosmetic plastic surgery and medical beauty procedures, we asked the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital, Dr. Jimmy Yu-Wai Chan 陳汝威生 to talk… Read More

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Safety of Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Beauty Procedures in Hong Kong

Not many people can honestly say they wouldn’t like to look younger and more beautiful. Like any trend, the cosmetic industry has attracted the attention of entrepreneurs in Hong Kong looking to capitalize on our appetite for beauty. If you’ve been following this story, you’ll have seen a number of stories in local Hong Kong… Read More

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Adult Acne | 9 Most Common Causes & Treatments

Adult acne is essentially the same as teen acne – caused by excess skin oil, blockage of pores, bacteria and skin inflammation. The reasons why different people get acne in adulthood can differ from teen acne but it manifests very similarly. Washing with a gentle face-specific cleanser in the morning and night and using over-the-counter… Read More

Does Beauty Sleep Exist? Yes, And Research Proves it!

We’ve had promises that expensive caviar, sheet masks and professional facials will make us into the most beautiful versions of ourselves. But what if the most effective beauty remedy was actually free? Sleep! We checked in with the latest research to share some of the beauty benefits of pillow time.     Sleep and attractiveness… Read More

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How to Manage Dry Winter Skin | Tips From A Dermatologist

Hong Kong winters can wreak havoc on our skin. The drop in temperature and humidity brings great weather to explore the trails and playgrounds of the city, but with it, dry and irritated skin. Moisture is essential in your skin to maintain its function as a strong protective barrier.   Environmental and medical causes of… Read More

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Interview with Dermatologist John Yu on Sun Exposure and Protection

It’s summertime and what is more fun than spending a day out in the sun? Of course, the most important thing for anyone out basking in the sun is to safely protect their skin. Exposure to sunlight will not only give you a sun-kissed tan, but can also cause wrinkles and spots, and increase the risk… Read More

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