From February 1-14, 2011, Aglow Dermatology, a premier private medical office directed by board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Dina Strachan, will be offering a limited number of free skin cancer screening appointments to New York City workersspecifically teachers, police officers, firefighters, MTA workers, sanitation workers and EMTs. We want to do something to acknowledge the people who..Read More »
Do you have skin care questions? Check out Dr. Strachans Q & A on Madame Noire! http://madamenoire.com/134687/skincare-qa-acne-dark-spots-and-under-eye-circles/
Aglow Dermatology is proud to announce that Dr. Dina Strachan has been included in the list of Top Doctors in the New York City area in the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of The Network Journal!
Happy New Year! The New Year brings cold weather which dries and skin and nails. Check out Dr. Strachans tip on page 38 of the January issue of Health magazine as well as tips from other dermatologists in Baze Mpinjas article Soften Up All Over starting on page 36.
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. Its 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
Many people with acne are afraid of moisturizer. They shouldnt be. There is a belief out there that if one allows ones skin to dry out that will help acne lesions to resolve. Further, some oil-based moisturizers may clog pores resulting in acne flares. Studies suggests, however, that having dry skin, in fact, makes acne..Read More »
Despite the balmy weather here in NYC on this last day of November, it is still important to remind ourselves that colder weather is on its way and with it a greater risk of dry, itchy skin. In order to understand how to keep your skin from drying out during the winter, its important to understand..Read More »
After many years of practice, I am finding that money makes people Yelp, while the real issue is health insurance fraud. Money-related matters seem to be the biggest irritant for health care consumers these days. Are you surprised? Times are hard. Notwithstanding, manifestations of the irritation seem to be finding their way, more and more,..Read More »
Are you a new mother or do you know a new mother? Check out The MommyMD Guide to Your Baby’s First Year. It is a wonderful collection of tips from mothers who are also doctors. Instead of advice from just one author, it provides tips from 70 doctors/mothers. Although my daughter is beyond her first..Read More »
Aglow Dermatology had a fun-filled weekend at the WBLS Circle of Sisters expo this past weekend. In addtion to passing out information about dermatology and our services to thousands of women, and a few men, our table had visits from many of our current patients and business associates. We also had the opportunity to visit..Read More »