Category Archives: General Dermatology

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 »