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When what’s on your skin is in your head: Psychodermatology and body-focused repetitive behaviors

Dermatologists sometimes address problems that go beyond what is found on a patient’s skin, hair or nails. When the condition is primarily psychological in origin, it falls under the specialty of psychodermatology. Skin picking, hair pulling, nail and cheek biting– these are conditions that fall under the term body-focused repetitive disorders. The root is psychological …

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Telemedicine Update: May 4, 2020

We hope you, your colleagues and your families have been staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. We have some good news—we are still able to provide care for your skin, hair and nail concerns virtually. This is the service we have set up: 1. Register at our Healthlens link: https://healthlens.com/referral?group=dr-strachanThis is the same …

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3 Skin problems in women with large breasts—and how to address them

Do skin problems in women with large breasts occur more often? Having ample in the bustline is often valued in our society.  But as with other types of assets, poor management of larger breasts can result in problems. Here are three conditions I treat more in patients who wear larger cup sizes and the stewardship …

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Dr. Strachan speaking at Hair + 2019!

If you are in Atlanta September 22-24, 2019, come learning from a variety of industry professionals about solutions for hair loss. Aglow Dermatology’s own Dr. Dina Strachan will be speaking on Sunday as part of the Phyto USA team. Details here: www.hairplussummit.com

Physician credentials: 5 reasons patients should care

The world has changed tremendously since I started my journey to become a board-certified dermatologist. It shouldn’t be a surprise. The journey was long. This is the path to getting my physician credentials: 1. College (Harvard) – four years2. Medical school (Yale) – four years3. Internal medicine internship (spending every 3rd night in the hospital- …

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Aglow at the Grammy’s Chemical Peel Awards Special 2018!!!

Aglow at The Grammy’s Chemical Peel Special 2018! We at Aglow Dermatology are proud and excited to have been invited to list in the 60th Grammy Awards program (p. 244).  This is the first time the event has be back in New York City in 15 years!  To celebrate our community, which includes artists, we are …

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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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