Check out Dr. Strachan’s interview on hair loss for the podcast Curl Life: http://curlliferadio.libsyn.com/podcast/expert-edition#3JXsxmjVmGF3JY57.01
Many people are more bothered by the blemishes left by acne lesions than the actual acne itself. Even patients with mild acne can get signification discoloration in the skin when the acne resolves. Although though it’s the dark marks that are annoying, treating the acne is the key to getting both to go away. Dr...Read More »
As a doctor, people often reach out to me for assistance. Getting help from some one who is more expert in a particular area is excellent self care. I have noticed over the years, however, that some are seeking my help in self love and others in self abandonment. People who self abandon don’t engage..Read More »
This is the fabulous Aglow Dermatology team enjoying high tea yesterday afternoon at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel. What a lovely occasion and spectacular view. We were celebrating our success at bringing excellent dermatological care to our amazing patients in 2015. We were also celebrating our lovely Nicole’s birthday. Sometimes one just has to take a..Read More »
Unlike other conditions, skin, hair and nail diseases often are not private. Having a skin disease can be socially isolating and effect a person’s self esteem. This is especially true when one is a child. The Children’s Skin Disease foundation addresses these challenges by raising public awareness about these conditions and providing resources to affected..Read More »
When I first put out a query to get some ideas for organizations to include in this giving practice, many people requested that I include St Jude Children’s Hospital. Well known for its celebrity endorsements, particularly of its later founder, Danny Thomas, and his daughter, Marlo, St Jude has an excellent reputation for using donations..Read More »
Shortly after graduating college, I participated in a six-month internship in India to learn about NGO (non-government grassroots development organizations)with a group called the Overseas Development Network. As part of our orientation we were assigned to read Ivan Illich’s speech “To Hell With Good Intentions” http://www.southwestern.edu/live/files/1158 in which he challenges that the Peace Corps, and..Read More »
Oh, to feel clean and fresh! Even in our darkest times most of us find comfort in the life changing magic of a hot shower or a bath. Generation Xers grew up with the commercial for a bubble bath in which a woman moans, “Calgon, take me away!” When I was in college this commercial..Read More »
A brisk walk in Central Park is one of my favorite things to do –especially on Christmas morning. It’s usually crisp and cold at that time. I usually have to bundle up in a heavy coat, sweaters, boots, scarves and gloves to enjoy the experience. There are usually not many people out with me at..Read More »
Regardless of one’s religion, one is likely familiar with the story of Christmas being about a pregnant woman whom no one wanted to help. The recent events, notably in Utah, but around the country show us that one does not have to leave the United States to experience what it’s like to provide health care..Read More »
We're moving September 1st, 2020!
150 E 37th Street
Office Unit C
New York, New York 10016.