Month: June 2015

Do I need a scalp biopsy to diagnosis why I have hair loss?

Dr. Dina Strachan is a dermatologist specializing in hair loss in New York City.  As an expert in hair loss dermatology in a diverse, global city, she is experienced in treating many types of alopecia.  In this article she discusses why hair dermatologists sometimes suggest a scalp biopsy when patients complain of hair loss. “Why …

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What is the relationship between dark marks, scars and acne? – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Many patients come seeking help regarding dark spots on their faces that they sometimes refer to as scars. They are surprised to learn that their primary problem is acne and that, technically, these marks are not scars but what we refer to as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Acne is a common skin condition that starts with …

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