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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 »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2016
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Rolling Stone and Fashion Week–Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

For #tbt, and in honor of New York Fashion Week 2016, I remember my one modeling gig in a national magazine—Rolling Stone Feb 1991.  In the fall of my first year of medical school the school president announced that Rolling Stone magazine was looking for models—so I submitted my picture.  I had fancied myself a..Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2016
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Bottoms up! 5 skin problems commonly seen on the butt.

We appreciate when patients behave well in the office, but sometimes it’s necessary for them to show the dermatologist their butts.  We are over the moon to share with you 5 common skin problems found on a person’s backside (buttocks): Genital herpes: If you have been getting a recurrent sore on the exact same place..Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 23 2016
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