Topic: Allergies in Adolescents: Food Allergies, Eczema and Rhinitis
The event is for young adult sufferers as well as parents who have adolescents with allergies. We will cover common questions on management of adolescents with food allergy, eczema and rhinitis. For food allergies, we will be focusing on outgrowing these allergies, and how new food allergies may also develop in adolescents and adults.There will be opportunities to discuss how tertiary hospitals will help these adolescents with allergies transition to SAF. The importance of eczema care in adolescence will also be discussed.
Rhinitis is prevalent in adolescents and can continue into their adult years. This event will address common questions on the diagnosis and management rhinitis with medications and house dust mite immunotherapy. There will be opportunities to discuss who is eligible for surgical interventions if medical interventions have not succeeded in improving symptoms.
Date & Time
31 October 2019, Thursday
5.30PM – 7.30PM
Kara Café & Dessert Bar
617 Bukit Timah Road Singapore 269718
Dr Tan Sze Chin
Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dr Kenneth Oo
Consultant Ear Nose Throat Surgeon
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre