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Expert Tips & Wisdom

Hyperhidrosis (Sweating Excessively)

by Radha Mikkilineni, MD, FAAD
Hyperhidrosis is a personally disturbing condition that can be very disruptive to an individual's day-to-day life. There are several approaches to managing this condition that I take. Suppose the ... More...

Cosmeceuticals

by Radha Mikkilineni, MD, FAAD
Cosmeceuticals are non-prescription topical products that can improve the complexion by reducing the appearance of fine lines, evening out discoloration, both brown and red, and even improving skin el... More...

Acne Treatment

by Radha Mikkilineni, MD, FAAD
The etiology of acne is multifactorial and often related, in adults, to hormonal shifts. I treat many women in there 30s and 40s for hormonal acne and have found that even if they do not have abnormal... More...

What Triggers Atopic eczema (AE)?

by Bobby Buka, MD
This is usually an inherited skin condition that stems from a general sensitivity to allergens. For example, even a slight increase in dust or pollen counts can trigger an inflammatory cascade that wi... More...

Eczema means "Inflamed Skin"

by Bobby Buka, MD
Eczema can range in severity from a mild annoying red patch on your arm to a total body, weeping, infected rash. Eczema simply means “inflamed skin”. Skin can become inflamed for a numb... More...

Botulinum Toxin for Cosmetic Uses

by Sylvie Khorenian, MD
Botulinum toxin is a great way to reduce wrinkles from overactive facial movements but should never be used alone as the antiaging treatment of choice as it only works on muscles. It will gi... More...

The right psoriasis treatment for each patient

by K. Neena Chima, MD
Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin disease. There are different types of psoriasis, including plaque psoriasis, scalp psoriasis, hand and foot psoriasis and even nail psoriasis. Corederm professi... More...

Selecting a Biologic for Psoriasis Treatment is a Partnership

by Linda Susan Marcus, MD
I like to discuss the various types of ever growing biologics and include anti-TNF (Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, Cimzia, biosimilars), IL17 (Taltz, Cosentyx and the new ones becoming available), IL12/23 ... More...

My Approach to Treating Psoriasis

by Linda Susan Marcus, MD
I assess the areas affected including scalp, genitals, nails and ask my patients about pain in the joints (PSA). Then I ask how much the psoriasis affects their lives. Sometimes location including han... More...

Chemical Peels

by Bobby Buka, MD
Chemical peel New York City is one of the most frequently searched phrases amongst dermatology patients today. Little wonder, as chemical peel treatments are among the oldest and most trusted cos... More...

Moles (Nevi), Normal

by Bobby Buka, MD
Remove unsightly or changing moles with minimal scarring using our unique dermatologic, subcutaneous (“under the skin” stitches) closure technique. We remove moles that you don&r... More...

Acne

by Bobby Buka, MD
Acne can make a person’s life miserable. And these days, due to harsh environmental factors, adults are experiencing a severe resurgence of acne vulgaris. Our expert NYC Dermatologists say ... More...

Sunscreens

by David Khalil, MD
We recommend sunscreen SPF30 or greater with broadband (ultraviolet light A and B) protection year round. More...

Sunscreen Tips

by Daniel Siegel, MD
Before you slip over to the beach to catch up on your tan this summer, don’t forget to slop on the sunscreen. Remember that protecting yourself from sun exposure is the best way to prevent skin ... More...

New Treatment for Severe Itching

by Amy Slear, MD
Notalgia Paresthetica is a common, but often unrecognized condition that leads to a sense of severe itching. The itching usually afflicts one side of the mid back and may be associated with pain an... More...

Aging Skin - What You Need to Know

by Nelson Novick, MD
Most people could easily describe the outward appearance of an aging face: changes in facial shape; increased prominence of certain features, such as the nose; decrease in the vertical height of the m... More...

Acne Skin Care Tips

by Nelson Novick, MD
Use mild soaps and don’t overwash or overscrub your skin. Avoid abrasive sponges or washcloths. Use only oil-free moisturizers, oil-free or gel foundations, and powder or gel blushes. D... More...

Dermatologist-Recommended Soap Tips

by Nelson Novick, MD
Toilet soap, which is available in opaque bars, is plain old soap and is composed of the salts of animal or vegetable fats and olive oils (tallow). Palm kernel or coconut oils are often added to enhan... More...

Sunscreen Selection Tips

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Protecting your skin from the sun is a safe thing to do. UV rays are a known carcinogen. Sunscreen is an important tool to help protect your skin from the sun, but remember that not all sun protection... More...

Mohs Surgery

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Mohs surgery has become the standard of care for treating basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas on the face and other sensitive areas of the body.The ability to achieve higher cure rates while remov... More...

Laser Hair Removal with At-Home Devices

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Laser hair removal done by a skilled physician in the medical office setting is a reliable, safe and effective procedure. We have seen several patients who have used at-home lasers. Most have had no... More...

Bleach Baths for Eczema

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
"We have found dilute bleach baths to be very efficacious for our patients with active atopic dermatitis. We suggest half a cup of bleach in a full tub of water.  Many patients also can b... More...

Acne Treatment with Topical Retinoids

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Most patients with acne will benefit from topical retinoids. It is one of the few medications we prescribe topically that helps to prevent new pimples from forming.   Retinoids do not help ... More...

Things to Know About Acne Treatment

by Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Here are a few basic things I think you need to know about your acne. Many doctors will "grade" your acne, and tell you that you have mild, moderate, or severe acne.  What is more... More...

Treating Acne with Over-the-Counter Medications

by Nelson Novick, MD
Over the counter (OTC) anti-acne therapies do have their place in acne control.Typically containing benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, or astringent -- ingredients which have proven safe and effective ... More...

Latisse for Longer Eyelashes

by Nelson Novick, MD
In my experience, LatisseĀ® has proven to be an effective and relatively easy-to-use product for promoting true eyelash growth and lengthening.Since there is no FDA requirement for prior ophthalmologic... More...

High cure rates from Mohs surgery

by Daniel Siegel, MD
Mohs surgery offers the highest cure rates available today and is considered the gold standard of treatment for skin cancers involving the head, face, neck, hands, feet and cosmetically sensitive area... More...

Patient Education

An All Natural Way for Eliminating Scars and Wrinkles

Dermaspacing, also known as subcision, by contrast, is a simple, safe and rapid office procedure designed to stimulate the skin to produce its own collagen. Until very recently, traditional treatme... More...

Atopic Dermatitis - Skin Care Tips

Atopic dermatitis is known by several names. atopic eczema, infant eczema, and atopic dermatitis are all the same condition. It is a disease, which is closely related to hay fever and asthma, and actu... More...

Atopic Dermatitis Triggers & Tips

ATOPIC DERMATITIS IS KNOWN BY SEVERAL NAMES. ATOPIC ECZEMA, INFANT ECZEMA, AND ATOPIC DERMATITIS ARE ALL THE SAME CONDITION. IT IS A DISEASE, WHICH IS CLOSELY RELATED TO HAY FEVER AND ASTHMA AND ACTUA... More...

Cellulite - Overview

The term “cellulite” refers to unsightly, puckered or dimpled skin on the backs and sides of the thighs and buttocks. The appearance has been likened to that of cottage... More...

Chemical Peels - Dr. Novick

Having been around for over a hundred years, chemical peels cannot be called something new. Nevertheless, they are certainly still extremely popular. In fact, peels of all kinds topped the list of the... More...

Cosmetic Uses of Botox

Few would argue that Botox injections are the fastest growing non-surgical cosmetic procedure, with over 3 million administered last year in the United States alone. Type-A exotoxin, or Botox Cosmetic... More...

Excimer Laser of Vitiligo Treatment

Treatments for vitiligo include PUVA (oral or topical Psoralen combined with ultraviolet A phototherapy); topical corticosteroid and non-steroid treatments, and a host of other therapies including dep... More...

Fungal Nail Infection (Onychomycosis) - Dr. Novick

An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from onychomycosis, or nail fungus infection. Affected fingernails or toenails are typically discolored a dirty yellow and appear thickened, distorted or crumb... More...

Getting Rid of Acne Scars

Acne scarring, which may result from severe cases of acne or from undue delay in getting appropriate treatment, is estimated to affect to a greater or lesser extent some 95 percent of acne s... More...

Healthy Skin All Year Long

As we head toward spring, some of you may be wondering what you need to do for your skin to keep it healthy and younger-looking. Fortunately, no matter what the season, the three basics of h... More...

Integrative Approach to Melasma

Melasma is a physically disconcerting condition that results in dark, irregular patches on sun-exposed areas of the face, including the cheeks, upper lip, and forehead.  Its etiology is multifact... More...

Irritant Eczema (IE)

This is the simplest form of eczema caused by rapid dehydration. Chapped lips and cheeks from windburn is perhaps the most common manifestation of this eczema. Any environmental feature that can rapid... More...

Microdermabrasion - Dr. Novick

In a recent  American Society for Dermatologic Surgery survey of nearly nine hundred women conducted to determine what makes people comfortable about cosmetic surgery,  it was learned that s... More...

More than Plain Dandruff

Seborrheic dermatitis is one of those dermatologic conditions that is just SO common and widespread that is hard to even know precisely just how many people really suffer from it. Estimates are diffic... More...

Non-Surgical Chest Enhancement and Breastlifting

Although the harmful effects of sun exposure are usually seen two or more decades later, eighty percent of the lifetime damage to the skin by ultraviolet radiation is believed to occur before the age ... More...

Non-Surgical Eyelid lifts & Browlifts

While some may argue whether "the eyes are the window to the soul," few would argue their enormous aesthetic importance to our overall appearance. In Western culture, unlike some Far Eastern... More...

Non-Surgical Face-Lift (Chemical Peeling) Rejuvenation of Face and Hands

Your skin's appearance depends upon a combination of factors; genetic predisposition, sun exposure, stress, gravity, and possibly, diet. Cosmetic surgery can remove abundant skin and smooth wrinkl... More...

Non-Surgical Facelifts

For more than two decades, bovine (calf-derived) collagen injections, Zyderm, and Zyplast, were the only augmenting materials available in the United States for treating wrinkles and furrows, and I wa... More...

Non-Surgical Hand Rejuvenation

Next to the face, your hands are the most continuously exposed area of the body. You can’t hide them in clothes or behind high collars, like a chest or a neck, and, if you are lucky enough that ... More...

Non-Surgical Lip Enhancement

After the upper third of the face, particularly the eyelids and brows, the lower third is considered the next most important cosmetic unit of the face. And the lips are the showpieces of the region. A... More...

Non-Surgical Neck Lifts

The face is by no means the only area of our body that reflects the ravages of the passage of time. The neck, too, is vulnerable to assault from long-term ultraviolet exposure, the dictates of our gen... More...

Non-Surgical Nose Jobs

You’ve stared at your nose in the mirror for years wishing that something could be done to improve the bump on the bridge, eliminate the indentations along the surface, or raise up a downturned ... More...

Normal Skin

You may be surprised to learn that your skin is the largest organ of your body, measuring approximately 20 square feet and weighing, on average, between 7 and 9 pounds. Normal, healthy skin is a compl... More...

Our Experience with Contact Eczema (CE)

This form of eczema can be caused by a dizzying number of natural as well as household and workplace chemicals. The most infamous form of contact dermatitis is poison ivy, so called “rhus dermat... More...

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH)

Eliminating Discolorations, Shrinking Pores, & Fading Flushing No doubt you already know a great deal about ways of getting rid of wrinkles, straightening jowls, removing moles, and f... More...

Psoriasis Treatent with Excimer Laser

HOW DO PHAROS EXCIMER LASERS WORK? The EX-308 excimer laser creates a concentrated, but painless, beam of ultraviolet light that is delivered to psoriatic lesions through a handpiece that rests dir... More...

RADIESSE for Young Looking Skin

WHAT  IS RADIESSE? RADIESSE is a safe, PDA-approved dermal filler that restores a natural, long lasting, youthful look. This convenient treatment can restore facial volume as well as correct s... More...

Scars - Overview, Dr. Novick

Scars, which are a part of the body’s natural healing processs, are formed when skin is damaged deeply by trauma, surgery, or disease, such as burns and chicken pox. The more layers of... More...

Sclerotherapy

Our NYC and Brooklyn Dermatology Offices offer this safe and effective treatment that eliminates unsightly spider and varicose veins to give your hands and legs an even, more youthful appear... More...

Skin Cancer Overview at Belaray Dermatology

At Belaray Dermatology, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.   We frequently update our blog with useful information on the subject. Skin cancer occurs w... More...

The Latest in Topical Anti-Aging Skin Treatments

So you think you’ve heard it all already, that you’re up on the latest and greatest of the creams, lotions and serums to combat skin aging and ultraviolet damage? For sure you’ve ... More...

The New Complexion of Camouflage Cosmetics

The past half dozen years has witnessed a literal explosion in the numbers and kinds of in-office, non-surgical procedures performed for rejuvenating the face, neck, decollete and hands. Some of to... More...

Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor, another type of common fungal infection, is found worldwide and accounts for approximately 5 percent of all fungal infections. Although it is sometimes confused with ringworm, tinea ... More...

Vitiligo Treatment with Excimer Laser

Vitiligo is a disease in which the skin loses pigment due to the destruction of melanocytes (pigment-producing cells). Areas of the skin become white. The most common sites of pigment loss are body fo... More...

What Are Wrinkles?

Although most people know what wrinkles are, scientists are still actively investigating the factors that contribute to their appearance. What we do know is that wrinkled skin results in lar... More...