Aglow Dermatology New York City: Dr. Strachan offers treatments from Acne to Zyrtec.

Beauty on a budget-$99 for $200.00 toward cosmetic services – Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Uses this amazing deal toward Botox for removal of forehead lines, juvederm for smile lines, chemical peels for acne, scars, wrinkles and blemishes, facials or hair removal. Deal expiration: 6 Months after purchase. The following rules apply to all our deals, unless noted otherwise above: No cash value or cash back Entire value must be …

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Dr. Strachan comments about health care cost in the AMA News- Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Many people falsely think of dermatology as primarily a cash business.  Although cosmetic procedures get a lot of press, most people see the dermatologist for medical problems and if they have insurance they want to be able to use it.  Check out Dr. Strachan’s quote in this AMA news article about the increasing costs on …

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Stay out of the tanning bed-please! – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

According to a survey recently released by the American Academy of Dermatology, the majority of white females aged 14-22 years old surveyed, 81%, report tanning or using tanning beds in the past year.  Sun tanning or using artificial tanning beds are documented sources of ultraviolet light, a know cause of skin cancer, including the deadliest form- …

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The vicious cycle of braids, hair weaves and hair loss – Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Hair weaves and braids, usually with extensions,  are popular hair styles especially among African American women.  Sometimes these styles are for fashion.  Other times they are to mask the problem of balding.  The real problem is that these styles can cause hair loss–permanent hair loss.  A study published in the April issue of the Archives of …

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Reasons your dermatologist doesn’t want you to smoke – Musing of a NYC Dermatologist

Most people are aware of the many health hazards of smoking as they pertain to the heart, lungs and the increased risk of many types of cancer.  Did you know, however, that smoking has several negative effects on the health and beauty of your skin?  In case you needed some more reasons to avoid smoking, …

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Why do dermatologists often recommend threading?- Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Other than the types of hair removal that can be offered in a medical setting , such as light-assisted (laser/IPL) or prescriptions, there are other choices that people have that may by more appropriate in certain circumstances.  For example, non-permanent techniques of hair removal are often preferable for the grooming of the eyebrows as style …

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Why healthy skin is beautiful skin-Musings of a NYC dermatologist

At Aglow Dermatology, our motto is “healthy skin is beautiful skin.”  What does this mean? A patient recently asked me if it were “okay” that she were in my office to treat her acne.  Although her acne was not the worst, she had a number of red papules on her face.  She was concerned that she …

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Dr. Strachan to speak for Women’s History Month at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center-Wednesday March 9th at 7 pm

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 …

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