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When to Choose Acne Spot Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition.  It is an inflammatory condition of the hair follicle characterized by the formation of comedones, pustules, papules, and nodules that most commonly affect the face. Acne can also occasionally affect the neck, chest, back and arms.  Dermatologists generally recommend that we focus on treatment of the whole affected …

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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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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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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

What is the relationship between dark marks, scars and acne? – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Many patients come seeking help regarding dark spots on their faces that they sometimes refer to as scars. They are surprised to learn that their primary problem is acne and that, technically, these marks are not scars but what we refer to as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Acne is a common skin condition that starts with …

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Skin care products: is it a cosmetic or a drug?

Skin care products: did you know that the difference between what makes a cream you apply a cosmetic and what makes it a medicine is a legal matter?  It’s not straight forward, but here is some insight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA- the government body that regulates these things) defines a cosmetic as something …

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