The world has changed tremendously since I started my journey to become a board-certified dermatologist. It shouldn’t be a surprise. The journey was long: 1. College (Harvard) – four years2. Medical school (Yale) – four years3. Internal medicine internship (spending every 3rd night in the hospital- University of California, San Francisco) – one year4. Dermatology..Read More »
Dr. Dina Strachan, as well as a number of other board-certified dermatologists make some recommendation on products available at the local drug store in the September 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life. It’s always fun to share our insights in the national media.
Posted on: Aug 15 2016
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 »
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 7:00 PM: Seven Tips for healthy skin, hair and nails: Beauty Talk with Dr. Dina Strachan Do you want to know how to maintain a healthy, youthful appearance? Do you want to save money by only using products and getting treatments that work? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Dina Strachan will present practical..Read More »
Did you know that the difference between what makes a cream you apply a cosmetic and what makes it a medicine is a legal matter? Its not straight forward, but here is some insight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA- the government body that regulates these things) defines a cosmetic as something we use
for cleansing,..Read More »
Acne vulgaris is arguably the most common disease seen by dermatologists in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, it is not just a disease of teens. Yes, the majority of teens experience acne at sometime but acne affects a number of adultsmostly women. Until around age 44 year 12% of women and 3% of..Read More »