Eczema Treatment Singapore

Eczema Treatment Singapore

Person suffering from eczema on both both hands.
Person having severe eczema condition on both both hands.
Person suffering from eczema on both both hands.

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition characterized by red, inflamed, and itchy skin. This condition affects millions of people worldwide, and Singapore is no exception. In fact, eczema is considered one of the most common skin issues in the country, with a prevalence rate of 20.8% in children and 11% in adults. These are a few eczema treatments your doctor may discuss with you:

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Conventional Treatments for Eczema

  • Topical Corticosteroids: Topical corticosteroids are the first-line treatment for eczema in Singapore. These eczema creams help to reduce inflammation and alleviate itching, which in turn reduces the risk of skin irritations and broken skin. Topical corticosteroids come in various strengths, and the choice depends on the severity of the condition and the patient's age. Your doctor may prescribe a mild to moderate strength cream for mild eczema, while more severe cases may require a stronger formulation.
  • Oral Steroids: For severe cases of eczema or short-term relief during flare-ups, healthcare professionals may prescribe oral corticosteroids. These medications help to reduce inflammation and provide quick relief from symptoms. However, due to potential side effects, oral steroids are usually prescribed for short periods and should be used under close medical supervision.
  • Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors: These non-steroidal medications are an alternative to corticosteroids for individuals who may experience side effects or have not responded well to corticosteroid treatment. Topical calcineurin inhibitors, such as tacrolimus and pimecrolimus, work by suppressing the immune system to reduce inflammation and itching.
  • Oral Antihistamines: Oral antihistamines are often prescribed to control itching and help individuals with eczema sleep better at night. Although they do not treat the underlying inflammation, antihistamines can provide relief from the symptoms of eczema.

Eczema Treatment: Before and After Photos

Owing to the regulations of The Ministry of Health (MOH), we are unable to publish before and after photos on our website. However, you may view these photos during your consultation with our doctor to understand more about the treatment you seek.

Why Choose Dr Robert Ong's Eczema Treatment in Singapore?

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Experienced & Friendly Doctor

Dr Robert Ong listens attentively to your concerns and patiently discusses with you the appropriate treatment options, based on over 20 years of medical and aesthetics experience.

Affordable Treatments

We are priced competitively and affordably. We also have a variety of treatment options depending on your budget and requirements.

Safe & Effective Results

Our treatment options are safe, effective and promotes natural healing for your skin. We strive to keep your experience a comfortable one and will minimize any pain or discomfort, if any.

Eczema Treatment Singapore Price

Treatment Price*
Consultation From $35 to $65
Eczema Cream From $7
Eczema Medication From $0.50 per tablet

*Prices are subject to GST.
All patients are required to undergo a consultation with our doctor to assess his or her suitability for the relevant treatment(s).
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Frequently Asked Questions

Depending on the severity of your eczema symptoms, a doctor may prescribe you one or a combination of: topical applications, oral medications, moisturizers and anti-itch spray. If you have a medical concern, please talk to a doctor.

The most effective treatment for eczema varies from individuals, and must also take into consideration one’s personal medical history. For instance, some may respond better to topical corticosteroids, while others require short term oral steroids. If you have a medical concern, please talk to a doctor.