Category Archives: In the Media


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 »


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 »




Media Alert! AARP- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

We are so proud that Aglow Dermatology’s own board-certified dermatologist and ethnic skin expert, Dr. Dina Strachan, is quoted in an article on the AARP website discussing how ethnic skin ages differently.  Follow the link to read the article: https://www.aarp.org/disrupt-aging/stories/ideas/info-2017/cliches-that-are-true.html


Dr. Strachan talking about hair loss on NY1!

As an internationally-recognized expert in hair loss, Dr. Strachan is aware of the importance professionals bringing to the attention of the media problems she is seeing in her office every day to the attention of the media. Here is a piece Dr. Strachan pitched to NY1 about the quiet epidemic of a type of hair..Read More »


Guest blog on scalp care for Phyto!

As many of my patients with hair loss already know, I have been a fan of the Phyto 7 and 9 for many years now. Until recently I wasn’t aware of the other work the Phyto brand has been developing around scalp care. Check out my guest blog on their website. https://laphytotheque.com/home/drdinastrancha



Coffee and skin cancer – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Is coffee good for your health–or bad.  The information about this beloved, ancient beverage is complex.  It seems, however, that when it comes to skin, and other cancers, coffee achievers may have an advantage.  In honor of National Coffee Day and #tbt we are sharing Dr. Strachan’s 2011 interview on Good Morning America about some..Read More »

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