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Vi Peel

What is a Vi peel? |Complete guide

What is a Vi peel? Everything you wanted to know. If you are wondering why the Vi peel® is such a sought after beauty treatment, and how it can help improve your skin, please keep reading on. It is one of the most specifically requested chemical peels. What is a Vi Peel? Why do so..Read More »


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When to Choose Acne Spot Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition.  It is an inflammatory condition of the hair follicle characterized by the formation of comedones, pustules, papules, and nodules that most commonly affect the face. Acne can also occasionally affect the neck, chest, back and arms.  Dermatologists generally recommend that we focus on treatment of the whole affected..Read More »


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3 foods that cause acne- clear skin diet tips

Patients often wonder if are there foods that cause acne.  Acne is a complex disease. It affects both men and woman, adults and teens. and people of all ethnic backgrounds. Acne is the most common skin disease.  Most people are familiar with the onset associated with the hormonal changes of adolescence, and the menstrual cycle..Read More »


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 »

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Do I have maskne?

Do I have “maskne” or another skin problem behind my mask? March marks the one-year anniversary of mask wearing having become the ‘new normal” and the popularity of the term “maskne” or mask acne to describe the skin conditions that seem to occur as a result of mask wearing. People had skin problems on the..Read More »



Types of Eczema

There are many types of eczema. Like we often refer to googling as the action of doing an online search, we often use the word eczema to describe the condition of atopic dermatitis. Eczema, a synonym for dermatitis, however, refers to a number of different inflammatory skin conditions characterized by redness, scale, itch, and burn.  ..Read More »




AHA vs BHA

Let’s talk AHA vs BHA for Acne treatment

Anyone who has explored solutions for acne has heard of chemical peels and skin care products which contain AHAs ( alpha-hydroxy acids) and or BHAs (beta-hydroxy acids). AHAs and BHAs are both exfoliants meaning that they peel, or increase skin cell turn over.  They are also both effective in acne treatment. In addition these ingredients..Read More »



Yahoo! lifestyle

Yahoo Lifestyle! skincare experts panel

Learn the beauty secrets of those in-the-know and have a giggle in this Yahoo Lifestyle! skincare experts panel. Dr. Strachan was proud to appear on the popular show, A Conversation with Kennedy, filmed in their New York City studio. In addition to host Kennedy Johnson, other panelists included blogger Dana Oliver, and holistic aesthetician and..Read More »