Psoriasis skin condition hasn’t stopped her from loving how she looks

Ms Florence Nathan has a skin condition called psoriasis. Symptoms include pink or red scaly skin and nails too hard to cut. PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE – Ms Florence Nathan likes to dress up for photos. She says that when she was younger, she took to heart a magazine article about how to model properly. “I’m a poser,” the 70-year-old says with a laugh.

Her positive self-image comes despite living for almost 40 years with a skin condition called psoriasis that can be both painful and embarrassing.

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