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MommyMD Guides- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Are you a new mother or do you know a new mother? Check out The MommyMD Guide to Your Baby’’s First Year. It is a wonderful collection of tips from mothers who are also doctors. Instead of advice from just one author, it provides tips from 70 doctors/mothers. Although my daughter is beyond her first..Read More »


Circle of Sisters- Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Aglow Dermatology had a fun-filled weekend at the WBLS Circle of Sisters expo this past weekend.  In addtion to passing out information about dermatology and our services to thousands of women, and a few men, our table had visits from many of our current patients and business associates.  We also had the opportunity to visit..Read More »


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Antibiotics for acne: understanding the strategy

Antibiotics for acne is a common strategy to address the condition.  This leads some people to think that acne is an infection.  After all, acne can even look like an infection. This isn’t the case. Additional reading: Learn more about acne treatment here. Acne vulgaris is a multi-factorial (meaning a lot of different things cause..Read More »








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 »