Not uncommonly patients come in complaining that they are prone to keloids. They may have gotten a cut or a burn that resulted in a scar. Upon examination, however, I see no keloidjust a regular scar. What is the difference? When we develop a wound, our body sends out signals that cause new skin cells to..Read More »
Have you been noticing discolored spots on your neck, chest, back and arms? This may be a sign of warmer weather, humidity as well as a minor fungal infection tinea versicolor. Our skin is the home of a variety of organisms including bacteria, viruses and fungi (including yeast). Tinea versicolor, also know as pityriasis versicolor, ..Read More »
Uses this amazing deal toward Botox for removal of forehead lines, juvederm for smile lines, chemical peels for acne, scars, wrinkles and blemishes, facials or hair removal. Deal expiration: 6 Months after purchase. The following rules apply to all our deals, unless noted otherwise above: No cash value or cash back Entire value must be..Read More »
Many people falsely think of dermatology as primarily a cash business. Although cosmetic procedures get a lot of press, most people see the dermatologist for medical problems and if they have insurance they want to be able to use it. Check out Dr. Strachans quote in this AMA news article about the increasing costs on..Read More »
This is going to be a busy media week, so please pardon the brief blog post. Allow me to direct you, however, to our recent mention on the new beauty site TypeF: http://www.typef.com/article/skin-creams-african-american-females/
According to a survey recently released by the American Academy of Dermatology, the majority of white females aged 14-22 years old surveyed, 81%, report tanning or using tanning beds in the past year. Sun tanning or using artificial tanning beds are documented sources of ultraviolet light, a know cause of skin cancer, including the deadliest form-..Read More »
Hair weaves and braids, usually with extensions, are popular hair styles especially among African American women. Sometimes these styles are for fashion. Other times they are to mask the problem of balding. The real problem is that these styles can cause hair losspermanent hair loss. A study published in the April issue of the Archives of..Read More »
Most people are aware of the many health hazards of smoking as they pertain to the heart, lungs and the increased risk of many types of cancer. Did you know, however, that smoking has several negative effects on the health and beauty of your skin? In case you needed some more reasons to avoid smoking,..Read More »
Other than the types of hair removal that can be offered in a medical setting , such as light-assisted (laser/IPL) or prescriptions, there are other choices that people have that may by more appropriate in certain circumstances. For example, non-permanent techniques of hair removal are often preferable for the grooming of the eyebrows as style..Read More »
At Aglow Dermatology, our motto is healthy skin is beautiful skin. What does this mean? A patient recently asked me if it were okay that she were in my office to treat her acne. Although her acne was not the worst, she had a number of red papules on her face. She was concerned that she..Read More »
We're moving September 1st, 2020!
150 E 37th Street
Office Unit C
New York, New York 10016.