I’m so excited to have my first ever guest post on this blog. There is a poster in one of my examination rooms about acne. It advises to “Keep stress levels down.” One of my patients, who had been reading the poster before I walked in, stopped me as I was about to leave..Read More »
One of the things many doctors who participate in health insurance dread is the month of January. January is the time when health insurance deductibles get set back to zero. Doctors have to send out bills to their insured patients. Unhappy interactions sometimes ensue. I had the opportunity to guest blog on a well-known, national,..Read More »
At Aglow Dermatology, we pride ourselves on being skilled at meeting the dermatology needs of patients of all skin types. We may not be able to help with everything, but we try to be as inclusive a possible. We are aware of diversity. I cannot say that this is true everywhere in healthcare. I am..Read More »
Is coffee good for your health–or bad. The information about this beloved, ancient beverage is complex. It seems, however, that when it comes to skin, and other cancers, coffee achievers may have an advantage. In honor of National Coffee Day and #tbt we are sharing Dr. Strachan’s 2011 interview on Good Morning America about some..Read More »
When we think about the technology revolution we often get excited at the thought of getting what we want instantly. We wait in line for new smartphones. We instant message. We love fast. Getting something done faster, with as good a result, is usually seen as a virtue—unless one is a doctor. In these times..Read More »
For #tbt, and in honor of New York Fashion Week 2016, I remember my one modeling gig in a national magazine—Rolling Stone Feb 1991. In the fall of my first year of medical school the school president announced that Rolling Stone magazine was looking for models—so I submitted my picture. I had fancied myself a..Read More »
Aglow Dermatology wants to say “thank you” to all our amazing patients who have helped us build our practice by referring their friends, family and co-workers! We are offering you a chance to win a “sweet ride” in 2017! Until December 15, 2016 every time a new patient comes in, if he or she mentions..Read More »
A couple years ago I was asked by About.com to compose and appear in a series of short videos all about acne for their website. Acne is the most common dermatologic diagnosis. It was not surprising that they had received a lot of interest. I received my list, and composed laser answers as I..Read More »
We appreciate when patients behave well in the office, but sometimes it’s necessary for them to show the dermatologist their butts. We are over the moon to share with you 5 common dermatologic conditions found on a person’s backside (buttocks): Genital herpes: If you have been getting a recurrent sore on the exact same place..Read More »
Most little girls of West Indian descent of my generation had their ears pierced during infancy. My mother waited until I was older to pierce mine. It was because I was a twin. She was concerned that my brother would see my bright shiny earrings and pull on them. As I waited years to be..Read More »
We're moving September 1st, 2020!
150 E 37th Street
Office Unit C
New York, New York 10016.