Archive | General Dermatology

Why Picking Pimples is a Big No-No

Anyone who has ever struggled with acne knows how tempting it is to pick or pop blackheads and whiteheads. It isn’t for entertainment that we do this; it seems to be an instinctual urge brought on by a desire to rid the skin of such irritating lesions. The problem is, picking and popping come with […]

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Is it Sensitive Skin or Skin Sensitivity?

Many people claim to have sensitive skin. In reality, a fair amount of the redness, dullness, breakouts and dryness that person experiences could be a byproduct of their skin care routine. If you experience irritation when the weather changes, or when you are out in the sun, you may, in fact, have sensitive skin. Blotchiness, […]

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Warts And All, But No Frogs, Please!

Warts are common. Everybody has had one or a few – and just so you know, they aren’t caused by touching frogs. If you are curious about warts, their cause, how they spread and how they are treated read on: What is a wart and how is it spread? A wart is basically a skin […]

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What About Skin Tags? They Can Be Removed

As you age, you may begin to notice some small, flesh-colored, non-cancerous growths with the scientific name of acrochordons. They are commonly called “skin tags” or “barnacles,” but whatever you call them, if you have them, take heart. Over half the population will have a skin tag at some point in their life. Skin tags […]

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Five Types of Common Skin Growths

Your skin is the largest organ in your body…it protects you from negative effects of the environment and deserves your loving attention every day. It’s a good idea to form the habit of checking your body all over once a month for any irregularities or abnormalities. Any new or changing skin condition may be indicative […]

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FALL…THE PERFECT TIME FOR A FULL-BODY CHECK

How often do you check your skin for changes or irregularities? Do you know the difference between a mole and a lentigo? Do you think skin tags are just for older folk? Fall is the perfect time to form the habit of checking your body all over once a month for any irregularities or abnormalities. […]

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FIVE TIPS FOR MAINTAINING HEALTHY SKIN – YEAR AFTER YEAR

Your skin can tell a lot about the story of your life…from teenage problem skin and the years of sun worship and tanning beds to the radiant glow of pregnancy to those less-than-welcome age spots and wrinkles. Much has been written about how to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging UV rays, but there […]

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Meet Dr. Andreas Boker

When looking for a dermatology practice, it is important to find a physician that is not only expertly trained and experienced – but also an environment in which you feel comfortable. Dr. Andreas Boker offers experience and skill as well as a reassuring and relaxing office setting Dr. Boker is a Board certified dermatologist with […]

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Learn More About General Dermatology

Dr. Quintana and the entire team at Laser and Mohs Dermatology of New York are uniquely focused on your health as well as your appearance and cosmetic goals. Dr. Adelle Quintana is not only able to create beautiful aesthetic results for your skin but is also a Board Certified Dermatologist, meaning that she can also […]

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Safely Remove Sun Damage

Sun damage is a common condition experienced by many dermatology patients. Sun damage can affect patients of all ages, both male and female. Excessive exposure to the sun’s rays can cause fine lines and wrinkles on your face, neck and hands as well as discoloration and dark spots on the same areas. Because this condition […]

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