Freckles are small, light-brown spots located superficially in the skin. They most often occur on the cheeks and nose, but can also develop on the exposed parts of the back of the hands, arms, shoulders and upper back in individuals who have received a lot of sun or UV-exposure. They tend to darken after sun exposure, and lighten again on protecting from the sun. Sun protection, such as reducing sun exposure, using a hat or umbrella, sunscreen use and avoiding outdoor activities from 10am to 4pm when the UV intensity is the highest, is important to prevent further sun damage to the skin. Treatment to lighten existing freckles include creams, chemical peels, IPL or pigment laser.

Dr Wong Su-Ni Dermatologist
Dr Wong Su-Ni
Consultant Dermatologist
MBBS (Melbourne), MMed (Internal Med)
MRCP (UK) FAMS (Dermatology), FRCP (London)
Visiting Consultant, National Skin Centre

With over 20 years of experience in the dermatological field, Dr Wong Su-Ni’s subspecialty interests include Lasers, Dermatological Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Psoriasis, Acne and Eczema.

The past President of the Dermatological Society of Singapore, Dr Wong was also a Consultant Dermatologist at the National Skin Centre, the Chief of the Psoriasis Unit, a Consultant Dermatologic Surgeon; and a Visiting Consultant to various hospitals in Singapore today.

Her mission is to provide effective, holistic and personalized treatment for all skin conditions.

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