March 18, 2022 | Blog
As the world emerges from Covid-19, I have been making tentative bookings for travel to other countries in the hope that they will re-open their borders to leisure travel. The accuracy of my predictions is poor and I have had to postpone another sakura viewing (hanami) trip to Japan. I am left to...
Covid 19 has left us unable to leave the country for work or leisure. We also want to avoid exercising indoors. This has led to a new appreciation of the great outdoors in Singapore with the resultant increased sun exposure. How do we do this safely? The common wisdom is to exercise in the early ...
One of the pleasures of driving with your windows open or your top down is the sound of your own engine and the engines of the cars around you. Alas, the shriek of the Ferrari flat plane V8, the burble of a Mercedes cross plane V8 and the chunter of the Porsche flat six Boxer will soon be replaced b...
There has been a steady increase in the number of facial soft tissue injuries seen in the past  year. Perhaps it is due to us being stuck in Singapore trying to avoid crowding around each other. Outdoor activities such as jogging and cycling have increased. Many of us are doing these activities...
CO2 lasers have been a workhorse for plastic surgeons for many years. They are a powerful tool because the 10600 nm wavelength treats anything that contains water. As the human body is 70 per cent water, we can use CO2 lasers to treat almost any area in the body. But power is nothing without ...
A recent discussion amongst friends centred on the various body piercings that their university age children had undergone. It was an eye opener and made me think of the various problems I had encountered over the years with body piercings. The most common piercings are those made into the earlob...
The east coast of Japan gets all the attention. The axis from Tokyo to Osaka to Kyoto to Fukuoka are where the flights land and where all of us receive our introduction to the wonderful destination that Japan is. Go west I say. Our favourite place in Japan has become Kanazawa. The relatively unex...
As both a consumer of and payee from medical insurance policies, the current adjustments made by the insurance industry to help control costs are mostly welcome. The fee guidelines and 5 % co- payment requirements should help guard against the continual increase in medical costs. This is a good thin...
The Iphone Photos app has a feature which reminds you of what you were doing “On This Day” last year. It’s a good feature but this year it has served to remind me that we haven’t travelled for one year. We were lucky enough to have travelled just before Covid 19 shut everything down. It was ...
About the Doctor
Dr Andrew Khoo
Plastic & Aesthetic Surgeon
FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg),
M Med FAMS (Plastic Surgery)