Asia Derma Conference - Recent Advances in Dermatology

Xinyi Soh | 13 Feb 2019

Asia Derma conference took place between 5-7 December last year, and it delivered expertly curated content on dermatology and other skin concerns in Asia. It is the first conference of its kind to combine medical dermatology and aesthetic dermatology in a single platform.


The conference programme was conceptualised by the Asia Derma 2018 Scientific Committee, comprising of the best regional and international minds and faculty experts in clinical and aesthetic dermatology, headed by Chairman Professor Goh Chee Leok.

Asia Derma conference delegates had the opportunity to discover the latest advancements and treatments in aesthetic dermatology, including Skin Rejuvenation, Toxin and Fillers, and understand Asian-centric skin concerns and trends from industry leading experts in a series of plenary lectures. For example, research and information on fillers are constantly evolving. Such advances in dermatology was discussed in greater detail at Asia Derma, which was poised to be the leading industry conference for skin professionals in the region.

From L-R: Prof Goh Chee Leok Singapore, Prof Henry Lim USA, Prof Luca Borradori Switzerland, Prof Akimichi Morita Japan


Renowned doctors and their areas of discussion include: 

Professor Luca Borradori, Head of Dermatology at University Hospital, Inselspital Bern, on bullous pemphigoid. He had in the past, been backed by the Swiss National Foundation of Research, and published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals. 

Professor Akimichi Morita, Chairman of the Department of Geriatric and Environmental Dermatology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, shed light on phototherapy. He is also the President of the Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology. 

Professor Henry Lim, Chair Emeritus, Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital Medical Centre, illustrated what physicians need to know about biologics. He is also currently the President of the American Academy of Dermatology. 

With insights from the Scientific Committee and notable exhibitors, Asia Derma was the definitive dermatology and aesthetic conference for industry professionals.


Asia Derma took place at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore between 5th and 7th December 2018. Look forward to their next conference and for more information and details, please visit