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Concierge Service- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Although Aglow Dermatology prides itself on providing excellent service with efficiency while participating in a variety of health insurance plans some of our patients have needs outside of the customary.  That’s diversity.  Personality research shows that whereas some people prefer limited, concise communication, others are more comfortable with much longer explanations.  Others simply are so …

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$52 for 52 weeks – The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Brand aside, one of the unique and special things about a Yale medical education was the opportunity to write a thesis. As an undergraduate in biology, I had chosen not to do a thesis project. Knowing that medical school would be challenging without the extra responsibility it might seem odd to be attracted to an …

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$52 for 52 weeks of Giving – Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

This week Aglow Dermatology chooses to support Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund— because we want to see more equality and justice in the world. Many of us were deeply touched by the events at the Golden Globe Awards in which the women, and men, of Hollywood, wore black in solidarity with the victims, and survivors, …

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#AglowGives2018

Happy New Year!! I took some time to just be, feather my own nest, and commune this last weekend of the year. One of the things I’ve wanted to nurture is where my attention goes. Our lives are made up of what we pay attention to. I want to focus my 2018 on supporting what …

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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 …

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Media Alert! AARP- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

We are so proud that Aglow Dermatology’s own board-certified dermatologist and ethnic skin expert, Dr. Dina Strachan, is quoted in an article on the AARP website discussing how ethnic skin ages differently.  Follow the link to read the article: https://www.aarp.org/disrupt-aging/stories/ideas/info-2017/cliches-that-are-true.html

Why one should focus on treating acne when one is bothered by dark spots- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Many people are more bothered by the blemishes left by acne lesions than the actual acne itself. Even patients with mild acne can get signification discoloration in the skin when the acne resolves. Although though it’s the dark marks that are annoying, treating the acne is the key to getting both to go away. Dr. …

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#14/31 Days of Giving-Ben’s Lighthouse – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the tragic Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. It’s amazing to think that even since then, and after the many mass killings since, that we’ve made no significant progress with respect to gun control. Although I wasn’t directly affected by the events I was hearing on the news that day, …

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