Category Archives: Aglow Dermatology New York City: Dr. Strachan offers treatments from Acne to Zyrtec.

Types of Eczema

There are many types of eczema. Like we often refer to googling as the action of doing an online search, we often use the word eczema to describe the condition of atopic dermatitis. Eczema, a synonym for dermatitis, however, refers to a number of different inflammatory skin conditions characterized by redness, scale, itch, and burn.  ..Read More »


DPN removal: Deal of the Day- Dec 1

DPN removal is one of our highest satisfaction procedures. Who would think that this fast, affordable and simple procedure would make so many patients smile. What are DPNs? DPNs (dermatosis papulosa nigra) are non-viral wart-like lesions that run in families. They more common in patients of color. They are benign. DPNs are usually asymptomatic but..Read More »


December Daily Deals

Who could argue that we couldn’t uses a little sweetness to end 2020? That’s why at Aglow Dermatology we are offering a month of daily discounts on our more popular elective procedures. We are repeating many of the services throughout the month to give you more options to get the services you want and save!..Read More »



AHA vs BHA

Let’s talk AHA vs BHA for Acne treatment

Anyone who has explored solutions for acne has heard of chemical peels and skin care products which contain AHAs ( alpha-hydroxy acids) and or BHAs (beta-hydroxy acids). AHAs and BHAs are both exfoliants meaning that they peel, or increase skin cell turn over.  They are also both effective in acne treatment. In addition these ingredients..Read More »


teenager with acne

When to Choose Acne Spot Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition.  It is an inflammatory condition of the hair follicle characterized by the formation of comedones, pustules, papules, and nodules that most commonly affect the face. Acne can also occasionally affect the neck, chest, back and arms.  Dermatologists generally recommend that we focus on treatment of the whole affected..Read More »



When what’s on your skin is in your head: Psychodermatology and body-focused repetitive behaviors

Dermatologists sometimes address problems that go beyond what is found on a patient’s skin, hair or nails. When the condition is primarily psychological in origin, it falls under the specialty of psychodermatology. Skin picking, hair pulling, nail and cheek biting– these are conditions that fall under the term body-focused repetitive disorders. The root is psychological..Read More »


Telemedicine coverage update: May 29, 2020

New York City is “re-opening” on Monday June 1st. We are now in the office but will be continuing video visits. Here is the update regarding the end of insurance coverage for these visits: 1. BlueCross BlueShield: June 14, 2020.2. United Health Care: June 18, 2020.3. Aetna: June 4, 2020.4. 1199: June 15, 2020.5. Cigna:..Read More »


Register now to learn about Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior with Dr. Strachan Friday May 15, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Do you or someone you love suffer with a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) such as skin-picking, hair pulling, or nail biting?This a complex group of behavioral conditions that can cause damage to the skin and hair.Join me on the Habitaware broadcast tomorrow where I will be discussing strategies for people dealing with BFRB to prevent..Read More »