Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Our Staff
...Buchness is an accomplished author and speaker‚ presenting talks and community forums on topics which include skin cancer‚ psoriasis‚ HIV-related skin disease‚ other viral infections, antifungal medications‚ alternative medicine‚ cosmetic dermatology‚ and general skin care...

News
... Mutation Identified That Causes Skin Hyperproliferation Scientists have identified a mutation in a gene that causes patches of very thic Face Transplant Patient Exceeding All Expectations Richard Lee Norris, 37, who lost most of his face in a gun accident in 1997, and Psoriasis Patients Twice As Likely To Develop Diabetes A new meta-analysis of 27 studies shows a clear link between people with psoria New Clues For Treating Eczema More than 15% of children suffer with eczema, or atopic dermatitis, an inflammat

Excimer Laser
Our practice is the first in CITY to offer the state-of-the-art PHAROS excimer laser therapy for psoriasis, vitiligo, and atopic dermatitis...

Psoriasis Walk
  His Story Brought A Doc to the Walk- from psoriasis...

Walk to Cure Psoriasis
Last Sunday, we joined Thomas Dvorak and his family in the Walk to Cure Psoriasis at the Bronx Botanical Garden...

Walk After Party
Celebrating the Walk to Cure Psoriasis with the National Psoriasis Foundation where $158,000 was raised with 456 registered walkers!

Medical Services
... Acne Moles (Nevi) Psoriasis Rashes Rosacea Skin Cancers Warts Wrinkles Phototherapy We offer narrowband UVB phototherapy and PUVA for patients with psoriasis, vitiligo, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and other diseases...

Psoriasis Can Be Treated!
UVB Phototherapy can be used to treat psoriasis...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
... When you talk with your dermatologist about isotretinoin, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have any of the following: Disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Nail fungus
... Health: You have an increased risk of developing a fungal nail infection if you have one or more of the following: Athlete’s foot (or another skin infection caused by fungus) Cancer and are receiving chemotherapy Diabetes Had a nail infection Injured a nail or recently had nail surgery People in your family frequently get nail infections Poor circulation Psoriasis Received an organ transplant Weakened immune system due to a disease like human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV) Lifestyle: Your risk of getting a fungal nail infection increases if you: Have wet feet or hands frequently throughout the day Smoke Spend a lot of time in water Walk barefoot in a hot, humid place like a pool, public shower, or locker room Wear tight-fitting, closed-toe shoes, especially if you have sweaty feet Wear plastic gloves for hours every day   What causes nail fungus...

Scalp psoriasis
  Scalp psoriasis: When psoriasis forms on the scalp, it can creep beyond the scalp...

Hidradenitis suppurativa
... Methotrexate (severe HS only): This medicine is used to treat cancer and certain other medical conditions, such as severe psoriasis...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Psoriasis
Psoriasis: Overview What is psoriasis...

Psoriasis Skin Care Guide
For people with psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, taking good care of their skin can alleviate some of the discomfort that may be experienced, such as itching, cracking, and bleeding of the skin...

Psoriatic arthritis
... Do you have psoriasis...

Seborrheic dermatitis
... Acne, rosacea, or psoriasis...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...If your dermatologist mentions imiquimod as a possible treatment, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have: A disease that affects your immune system, such as HIV, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, or graft vs...

Sebaceous carcinoma
... Some medications used to treat psoriasis or arthritis...

Neurodermatitis
...Unlike eczema, psoriasis, and other itchy skin conditions, people tend to develop just 1 or 2 patches that itch...

How to Treat Dandruff
...However, sometimes the flaking and itching that appears like dandruff is actually a medical condition, such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infections of the scalp, or eczema...

Videos
How to Apply Sunscreen How to Style Hair Without Damage Rosacea: Skin Care Do's and Don'ts Skin Cancer Prevention Manicure and Pedicure Safety Psoriasis Skin Care Guide Eczema: Tips to help your child feel better How to Shave Skin Self-Exam: How to Do Face Washing 101 How to Apply Self-Tanner Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin Wrinkle Remedies Tips for Healthy Hair Get the most from your skin care products Tips for Healthy Nails How to remove gum without cutting hair Dry skin relief Coloring and perming tips Eczema Bleach bath therapy Preventing skin conditions in athletes Tips for treating poison ivy How to Treat sunburn Melasma How to care for tattooed skin How to care for pierced ears How to Treat Diaper Rash Skin Care on a Budget Who's Got Your Back...