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Expert Tips & Wisdom

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sunscreens

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

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...

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...

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...

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...