Category Archives: Aesthetic Services



Hair and scalp conditions- letter to the editor – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Hot off the press…or the internet:  Check out a letter to the editor I authored in response to a research paper on hair and scalp disorders in African American women and girls.  It’s in the January 2012 issue of the  Journal of the America Academy of Dermatology and I am honored: http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0190-9622/PIIS0190962211010115.pdf



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 »