Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology

WHAT IS A VI PEEL? |COMPLETE GUIDE

WHAT IS A VI PEEL? EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW. If you are wondering why the Vi peel® is such a sought after beauty treatment, and how it can help improve your skin, please keep reading on. It is one of the most specifically requested chemical peels. What is a Vi Peel? Why do so..Read More »


DPN removal

DPN removal is one of our highest satisfaction procedures. Who would think that this fast, affordable and simple procedure would make so many patients smile. What are DPNs? DPNs (dermatosis papulosa nigra) are non-viral wart-like lesions that run in families. They are benign. DPNs are usually asymptomatic but can sometimes itch or become painful usually..Read More »


AHA vs BHA

Let’s talk AHA vs BHA for Acne treatment

Anyone who has explored solutions for acne has heard of chemical peels and skin care products which contain AHAs ( alpha-hydroxy acids) and or BHAs (beta-hydroxy acids). AHAs and BHAs are both exfoliants meaning that they peel, or increase skin cell turn over.  They are also both effective in acne treatment. In addition these ingredients..Read More »


Yahoo! lifestyle

Yahoo Lifestyle! skincare experts panel

Learn the beauty secrets of those in-the-know and have a giggle in this Yahoo Lifestyle! skincare experts panel. Dr. Strachan was proud to appear on the popular show, A Conversation with Kennedy, filmed in their New York City studio. In addition to host Kennedy Johnson, other panelists included blogger Dana Oliver, and holistic aesthetician and..Read More »


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..Read More »



New Year. New Skin. : Aglow Dermatology introduced The Stem Cell Peel – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Increased understanding of the aging process and advances in technology allows for more innovative and effective medical and cosmetic treatments. Stem cells are unspecialized cells that have the potential to divide and renew themselves, develop into different types of cells as well as the ability to induce the growth of new cells and tissue. In..Read More »