Category Archives: 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… Read More »


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,… Read More »



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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2016
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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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2015
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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.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015
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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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2015
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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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2015
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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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2014
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