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

Skin care products: is it a cosmetic or a drug?

Skin care products: did you know that the difference between what makes a cream you apply a cosmetic and what makes it a medicine is a legal matter?  It’s not straight forward, but here is some insight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA- the government body that regulates these things) defines a cosmetic as something..Read More »


Best foods for healthy skin

Introduction Have you ever heard the popular phrase “You are what you eat?” Whether you like it or not your diet will reflect itself on your skin. Eat healthy food, and you will look healthy. Eat junk food, you won’t be looking good. That is why it is important to know the right foods to..Read More »




“Why am I getting gray hair and acne!?!”

Acne vulgaris is arguably the most common disease seen by dermatologists in the United States.  Contrary to popular belief, it is not just a disease of teens.  Many, however find themselves asking “why am I getting gray hair and acne!?!” Yes, the majority of teens experience acne at sometime but acne affects a number of..Read More »