E-Asia Derma Virtual Journey – Episode 4

Episode 4: 28 May 2021

Debate title on the motion: "Should lasers and light devices be considered early in the management of Melasma?”


Debate title on the motion: Should lasers and light devices be considered early in the management of Melasma?
28 May (Friday) 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00hrs (SG time) +8GMT

Speaker Bio

Prof Goh is currently a Senior Consultant Dermatologist at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and Clinical Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the National University of Singapore. He was the Medical Director of the National Skin Centre, Singapore between 1990 and 2004. He is a member of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group.

He was past president of the Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery of Singapore and also past president of the Environmental and Occupational Dermatology Society of Singapore. He has published more than 300 scientific papers in peer review journals and chapter contributor to numerous dermatology reference books and co-editor of several reference dermatology books and several educational books for the lay public.


Topic: Proposition that Lasers and Light devices should be considered early in the Treatment of Melasma
19:00 to 20:00 Singapore Time (+8GMT)

Speaker Bio

Dr Joyce Lim Teng Ee is a dermatologist in private practice at Joyce Lim Skin and Laser Clinic in Paragon

After graduating as a doctor, she did her post graduate specialization in internal medicine and was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland in 1978. She completed her dermatological training at the National Skin Centre in 1991 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine in dermatology in 1992. In 1993 she was conferred as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland.

After completed her dermatological training, Dr Lim sub specialised in aesthetic skin treatments, skin surgery and laser surgery. Dr Lim also has a special interest in acne, pigmentary and hair disorders and injectables for cosmetic indications.

 


Topic: Opposition that Lasers and Light devices should not be considered early in the Treatment of Melasma
19:00 to 20:00 Singapore Time (+8GMT)

Speaker Bio

Dr. Nancy Garcia -Tan is a University Scholar and Cum Laude graduate of the University of the East. She obtained her medical degree from the University of the East- Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center; Dermatology training from the Dept of Dermatology, Jose Reyes Medical Center and the University of London - St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, where she graduated with the Award of Distinction.

She topped the board of the Philippine Dermatological Society then pursued her subspecialty training in Dermatologic Laser & Surgery from the Dermatology Associates of San Diego, California, USA; National Skin Centre, Singapore and Mahidol University - Ramathibodi Hospital, Thailand.

She is currently Board Director of the Philippine Dermatological Society; Chief, Section of Dermatology, Cardinal Santos Medical Center; Consultant, Section of Dermatology, University of the East- Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center and Medical Director of MedDERM Asia Laser & Surgicentre. She is a Diplomate of St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, London; International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Fellow & Diplomate of the Philippine Dermatological Society.