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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 »


Covid-19: office closed this week

Our lockdown home office: In light of the current covid19 pandemic, Aglow Dermatology made the responsible decision to close the office this week. Time is of the essence as we race to flattenthecurve of the spread of the infection to protect our community and our colleagues on the front lines taking care of the infirm...Read More »





#30/31 Days of Giving- Children’s Skin Disease Foundation – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Unlike other conditions, skin, hair and nail diseases often are not private. Having a skin disease can be socially isolating and effect a person’s self esteem. This is especially true when one is a child. The Children’s Skin Disease foundation addresses these challenges by raising public awareness about these conditions and providing resources to affected..Read More »


#29/31 Days of Giving- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

When I first put out a query to get some ideas for organizations to include in this giving practice, many people requested that I include St Jude Children’s Hospital. Well known for its celebrity endorsements, particularly of its later founder, Danny Thomas, and his daughter, Marlo, St Jude has an excellent reputation for using donations..Read More »


#28/31 Days of Giving – Partners in Health- Musings of an NYC dermatologist

Shortly after graduating college, I participated in a six-month internship in India to learn about NGO (non-government grassroots development organizations)with a group called the Overseas Development Network. As part of our orientation we were assigned to read Ivan Illich’s speech “To Hell With Good Intentions” http://www.southwestern.edu/live/files/1158 in which he challenges that the Peace Corps, and..Read More »