Acne is though may be more commonly seen amongst teenagers, is also seen in adults. Poorly managed acne may results in long lasting scars or hyperpigmentations, which has both detrimental psychosocial and physical effects. As such, active acne should be treated properly before it leaves permanent scars.
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Types of Acne & Causes

Blackheads are small bumps that appear on your skin due to clogged hair follicles. Blackheads are a mild type of acne that usually form on the face, but they can also appear on the back, chest, neck, arms and shoulders.

Whiteheads are a type of acne that forms when dead skin cells, oil, and bacteria become trapped within your pores. Common causes of whiteheads include increased sebum production & shedding cells in the hair follicles. Androgen hormones (reproductive hormones) play a role, which explains why acne is widespread in puberty.

Acne papules are solid, inflamed bummps in your skin that don’t have a white or yellow pus-filled tip, and can develop into pastules. Pastules have a white or yellow pus-filled tip. They are usually caused by too much ssebum production, an increased presence of bacteria on your skin and also androgen hormones.

Nodular acne is a more severe form of acne and it’s painful to the touch. Nodular acne can’t be treated with over-the-counter (OTC) products because it happens deep within the skin. Nodular acne may also be skin toned but can turn red as the surrounding area gets more inflamed.

Cystic acne is the most severe type of acne. Acne cysts are filled with pus, a fluid, often painful & more likely to cause scarring. It’s usually caused by overproduction of sebum & overgrowth of skin cells, causing the pores to clog, making it the perfect conditions for the overgrowth of P. acnes. The skin reaction causes swelling deep in the skin’s middle layer.

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Meet Our Doctors

Every step of the treatment will be customized to your needs by our team of doctors. You are the very reason why we are here.

Dr. Anna Hoo (MD)


  • MD, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Certified International Trainer

Dr. William Hoo (MD)


  • MD, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine of AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE – AAAM®

Dr. Ian Tan (MD)


  • MD, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine of AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE – AAAM®

Dr. Eileen (MD)

  • MBBS, AIMST University, Malaysia
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology (South Wales, UK)
  • Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine by IIWAM & European International University (Paris)

Dr. Joyce (MD)

  • MD, Mahsa University
  • Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine ( IIWAM | EIU, Paris)

What Makes Us Special?

THE HOLISTIC AESTHETICS APPROACH – At Anna Hoo Clinic, our patient will never be offered a standard, one-size-fits-all solution. Instead, the patient are prescribed treatments that are tailored to their specific needs rather than generic solutions. This unique approach embraces a variety of modalities in one treatment regime so that patients can reap multiple benefits while minimising side effects from overdosing from one particular treatment.

The treatment plan is based on the belief that each individual is unique with different mental, social and physical needs. Importantly, it digs deep to discover the types of therapies and treatments that best align with the patient’s desires.

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