Posts Tagged ‘ skin care ’

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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..Read More »





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


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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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..Read More »


Best foods for healthy skin

Introduction Have you ever heard the popular phrase “You are what you eat?” Whether you like it or not your diet will reflect itself on your skin. Eat healthy food, and you will look healthy. Eat junk food, you won’t be looking good. That is why it is important to know the right foods to..Read More »