african american dermatologist

3 foods that cause acne

  Patients often wonder if are there foods that cause acne.  Acne is a complex disease. It affects both men and woman, adults and teens. and people of all ethnic backgrounds. Acne is the most common skin disease.  Most people are familiar with the onset associated with the hormonal changes of adolescence, and the menstrual …

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Hair loss in African Americans

Hair loss affects people of all ethnic groups.  African Americans, however, can be predisposed to certain types of hair loss. In African Americans, hair loss can occur due to various reasons, including the unique characteristics of kinky hair, certain hairstyles, and underlying medical conditions. In this post, we’ll discuss the most common causes of hair …

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Pimple popping “…but I thought I wasn’t supposed to”

Pimple popping is so tempting.  Pimple popping is so satisfying.  There is even a doctor who goes by that name– but we are told we aren’t supposed to pop our pimples. Acne vulgaris is so common that many children in the street could correctly diagnose it. Skin is an accessible organ, particularly the skin on …

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