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But is it a keloid?- Musings of a NYC Dermatologist

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 keloid–just 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 »


A fungus among us– Musings of a NYC dermatologist

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 »




Media week- Musings of a NYC Dermatologist

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/



The vicious cycle of braids, hair weaves and hair loss – Musings of a NYC dermatologist

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 loss–permanent hair loss.  A study published in the April issue of the Archives of..Read More »