General Dermatology

When what’s on your skin is in your head: Psychodermatology and body-focused repetitive behaviors

Dermatologists sometimes address problems that go beyond what is found on a patient’s skin, hair or nails. When the condition is primarily psychological in origin, it falls under the specialty of psychodermatology. Skin picking, hair pulling, nail and cheek biting– these are conditions that fall under the term body-focused repetitive disorders. The root is psychological …

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Register now to learn about Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior with Dr. Strachan Friday May 15, 2020 at 2 pm EST

Do you or someone you love suffer with a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) such as skin-picking, hair pulling, or nail biting?This a complex group of behavioral conditions that can cause damage to the skin and hair.Join me on the Habitaware broadcast tomorrow where I will be discussing strategies for people dealing with BFRB to prevent …

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Telemedicine Update: May 4, 2020

We hope you, your colleagues and your families have been staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. We have some good news—we are still able to provide care for your skin, hair and nail concerns virtually. This is the service we have set up: 1. Register at our Healthlens link: https://healthlens.com/referral?group=dr-strachanThis is the same …

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3 Skin problems in women with large breasts—and how to address them

Do skin problems in women with large breasts occur more often? Having ample in the bustline is often valued in our society.  But as with other types of assets, poor management of larger breasts can result in problems. Here are three conditions I treat more in patients who wear larger cup sizes and the stewardship …

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Media Alert! AARP- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

We are so proud that Aglow Dermatology’s own board-certified dermatologist and ethnic skin expert, Dr. Dina Strachan, is quoted in an article on the AARP website discussing how ethnic skin ages differently.  Follow the link to read the article: https://www.aarp.org/disrupt-aging/stories/ideas/info-2017/cliches-that-are-true.html

3 ways going to dermatologists save and makes you money! – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

These days we hear a lot about health care cost, but what about the ways going to the right doctor can save, or even make, YOU money? Although much information is easily available on the internet, we sometimes forget that training and experience are also part of the equation of what makes that information meaningful …

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