Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology


Hair and scalp conditions- letter to the editor – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Hot off the press…or the internet:  Check out a letter to the editor I authored in response to a research paper on hair and scalp disorders in African American women and girls.  It’s in the January 2012 issue of the  Journal of the America Academy of Dermatology and I am honored: https://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0190-9622/PIIS0190962211010115.pdf




But is it a keloid?- Musings of a NYC Dermatologist

Not uncommonly patients come in complaining that they are prone to keloids.  They may have gotten a cut or a burn that resulted in a scar.  Upon examination,  however, I see no keloid–just a regular scar.  What is the difference?  When we develop a wound, our body sends out signals that cause new skin cells to..Read More »