Posts Tagged ‘ best dermatologist ’

I am one of those fast doctors—and I don’t apologize

When we think about the technology revolution we often get excited at the thought of getting what we want instantly. We wait in line for new smartphones. We instant message. We love fast. Getting something done faster, with as good a result, is usually seen as a virtue—unless one is a doctor. In these times..Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 22 2016
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Bottoms up! 5 skin problems commonly seen on the butt.

We appreciate when patients behave well in the office, but sometimes it’s necessary for them to show the dermatologist their butts.  We are over the moon to share with you 5 common skin problems found on a person’s backside (buttocks): Genital herpes: If you have been getting a recurrent sore on the exact same place..Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 23 2016
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Dr. Strachan quoted in Dr. Oz The Good Life September 2016

Dr. Dina Strachan, as well as a number of other board-certified dermatologists make some recommendation on products available at the local drug store in the September 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.  It’s always fun to share our insights in the national media.

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2016
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#11, 12, and13/31 Days of Giving- Hotchkiss, Harvard, Yale

These are easy. I have benefitted from some of the best educational opportunities that, for some, even money couldn’t buy. My family had to contribute very little financially on my behalf. None of these institutions need my money- they are among the wealthiest in the world. Aglow Dermatology shows them all gratitude for the investment..Read More »





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 »


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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 »