Skin Care

Dr. Almond L. Derla, Over-all Chair of the 8th PACCD Annual Convention invites colleagues to attend the 8th Annual Convention of the Philippine Academy of Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology (PACCD) which will be held on October 7-8,2011 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Manila, Ortigas Center Mandaluyong City, Philippines.  This year’s theme of the 8th PACCD Annual Convention is “ Trends and Directions in Dermatology.”

According to Dr A. Derla, the PACCD plans to pursue the trend set by the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) during the World Congress of Dermatology in Korea last may 24-29,2011, which focuses on a very exciting and innovative technology with the common goal and responsibility, that of global development of dermatology.

Some 400-physician dermatologists from all over the country will attend the plenary lectures and hands-on workshops. The pre-convention workshops which will be held on October 6, 2011 will be about, lasers, Botox and fillers.

Plenary lectures are Acne Scars and keloid, Smart approach in resolving acne, herpes zoster, female pattern hair loss, hypotrichosis of the eyelash, Use of CO2 Fraxel laser and techniques, newest multi-platform Diode laser for dermatology, upper and mid-face rejuvenation, photo dermatology, leg varicosities and others.

For more registration details of the convention, visit their website at email:

Philippine Academy of Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology
2/F Room 211, De Ocampo Medical Center?# 2921 Nagtahan St. Sta. Mesa, Manila
Telefax # (02)714-4284
Mobile : 0917-3455195 / 0933-165-70 .

PAAAMI 10th Annual Convention

by Anna Katharina on April 5, 2011

in Beauty,Newsbits,Skin Care

Philippine Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Academy Incorporated (PAAAMI)

The PAAAMI will hold its 10th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino this April 7-8 2011 with the theme “Paradigm shift to Anti Aging… The Specialty of the 21st Century”

The PAAAMI is a non-profit medical organization dedicated to the promotion of technology… to detect, prevent, and treat aging related diseases, to engage in the research of different methods to retard and optimize the human aging process, and to educate physicians and the public on anti-aging issues.

The topics to be covered in the 2-day convention are:

  • Sex Change
  • Stress Management
  • Medico-legal Aspect of Aesthetic Surgery
  • Plasma Lipolysis
  • EGCG (Green Tea)
  • Gold Thread
  • Patch Testing
  • Penile Enlargement
  • Acupuncture
  • HGH-Human Growth Hormone
  • HCG
  • Pelieve Skin Tightening Procedure
  • Novuhair
  • Antilux
  • Pond’s Gold

The PAAAMI executive officers for 2011 are Charlie H. Mendez, M.D., as President; Ferdinand D. Lacson, M.D.;Vice-President for Internal Affairs and Pamela Lourdes C. Triviño, M.D.,Vice-President for External Affairs.



Physicians are invited to attend the convention.

For more information about the convention:

Landline: (02) 382-3410
Mobile: +63 9164406369
PAAMI Facebook page

“ Innovation in Therapeutic Skin Care for Atopic Dermatitis” , 1st PACCD Scientific Symposium (2010-2011)

The first Scientific Symposium of the Philippine Academy of Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology (PACCD) was held at Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati, with the topic “ Innovation in Therapeutic Skin Care for Atopic Dermatitis”.

The speaker of the event was Eszter Baltas, MD, PhD. She provided a deeper understanding on how moisturizers help improve and protect the skin’s natural moisture barrier,and its effectivity in  hydrating dry, itchy skin. The 1st PACCD scientific symposium was hosted and supported by Galdema Philippines to provide 80 dermatologists attendees and member of PACCD with the latest information on atopic dermatitis.

This also is line with Galderma’s newest treatment for atopic dermatitis Cetaphil® Restoraderm® Skin Restoring Body Wash and Skin Restoring Moisturizer which is Specially Formulated for the Management of Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis. Both products enhance the skin’s ability to restore hydration and help repair the epidermal barrier as part of a dermatologist-recommended daily routine for the management of eczema.

The Skin Restoring Moisturizer contain a unique combination of filaggrin breakdown products and ceramides which help restore natural moisturizing factors in the skin and help rebuild a healthy skin barrier.  The Skin Restoring Body Wash contains the unique Miracare® technology which works to replenish moisture, restore filaggrin breakdown products and rebuild lipid bilayer during bathing.

The 1st PACCD scientific symposium is part of the PACCD mission to professionalize the training of dermatology by identifying current research advances and committing to the highest standards of practicing the profession.

Avon Baby

by Anna Katharina on September 2, 2010

in Family,Product Promo,Skin Care

AVON BABY : Pediatrician-tested, Mother-approved, Baby-friendly

From infancy , school-age, teenage years and on to mothehood, Avon products have been with us in providing quality personal products to use on our skin and our bodies. I myself has been hooked to certain Avon products for the last 20 years. Its has been a habit of mine to browse their products brochure over and over again as there is always an Avon lady in my workplace.

Now comes their newest product line AVON BABY, a line of Baby Soothing Oil, tear-free head-to-toe Wash and Shampoo, and Moisturizing BabyLotion. Avon Baby are gentle, mild products specially formulated with natural ingredients. Designed for mothers, the entire collection comes in easy to use packaging for single-handed use, a hazzle free  design!

How I wish my kids are still babies, if only I can bring back the times where I have all the time just to cuddle them so close and kiss their so soft skin. I have used  it as a moisturizer on my skin, and it glides so smoothly, and how I love the so “baby smell” on me.

AVON BABY products are Pediatrician-tested, Mother-approved, Baby-friendly. Ingredients are  naturally-derived like conditioning Vitamin E, soothing Aloe, and calming Chamomile.

Avon Baby Moisturizing Lotion (200ml) Regular Price P250

The Avon Baby lotion keeps baby’s skin gentle, cuddly, and soft. Lightweight and non-greasy, the lotion is absorbed quickly by the skin, leaving skin feeling soft and smooth. The perfect product to caress your baby with!

Avon Baby Tear Free Head-to-Toe Wash and Shampoo (200ml) Regular Price P240

Bath time is fun time! The two-in-one wash and shampoo is mild and gentle, perfect for cleansing baby’s hair and body without drying the baby’s delicate skin. It’s also tear-free, causing no irritation to baby’s eyes.

Avon Baby Soothing Oil (200ml) Regular Price P260

Avon Baby’s Soothing Oil is like a mother’s touch which moisturizes and softens without the greasy after-feel. The infused chamomile allows for better sleep when massaged onto baby’s skin.

Avon Baby is the first step to providing babies with healthy skin that will last a lifetime!

Watch out for their website ( and Facebook page (AVON BABY) starting September 16, 2010!