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Brooke’s Blog: Dermatology Questions and Answers

Dear Brooke: My name is Jenny, and I am 31 and just moved from California to Manhattan. I’ve been here for a few weeks now, and I feel that my skin never gets clean and looks dull all the time. What can I do to make my skin look as nice as it did when […]

New Technique for Fast Tattoo Removal

Our parents always told us not to get a tattoo, because the tattoo removal process was incredibly painful and could take years.  We don’t advocate going against your family’s wishes, but we are happy to report that this is no longer the case.  For years, having a tattoo removed meant trying many different lasers and […]

Chocolate Consumption May Help Protect Your Skin From the Sun

Chocolate lovers have a new reason to indulge in their favorite decadent treat. A study out of Germany shows that dark chocolate in particular has been shown to contain a host of antioxidants to help the skin shield itself from the sun by fighting free radical damage. The antioxidants found in chocolate are flavonoids, epicatechin […]

Brooke’s Blog: Dermatology Questions and Answers

Dear Brooke: I live in Long Beach, Long Island. Every summer, I get itchy white spots on my chest and back. My regular doctor told me it is a fungus but I can’t remember the name of it. What is on my body, and what can I do to treat it? Thanks, Will Dear Will, […]

Acne Tips for Summertime

As temperatures remain elevated, it is important to tailor your acne regimen for the heat and sun exposure that comes along with summertime.  Daily sun protection, in the form of sunscreen or sun protective clothing, is key for all patients.  However, there are a few things specific to our acne patients that will help keep […]

Improve Your Complexion With Laser Genesis

Even if you wear sunscreen, eat the right foods, and get eight hours of sleep, you may still want to improve your complexion.  Maybe you have seen improvement of rosacea after a KTP laser treatment or improvement of acne scars after Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing with the FAST treatment.  Even once your rosacea is improved […]

What is Psoriasis?

Although it is a very common condition, most people do not know much about psoriasis.  Kim Kardashian publicized the condition when she received treatment for psoriasis on her popular television show, but that is often the full extent of the public’s knowledge of psoriasis.  Here are a few facts to know about psoriasis:     […]

Dr. Shah’s Mailbox

Sejal Shah, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and skin of color expert at Schweiger Dermatology in NYC. Her expertise is in laser and light based treatment for acne, acne scars and wrinkles in patients with darker skin types. She frequently gets emailed questions from patients all around the country seeking her expert advice. Here […]

Coffee May Improve the Health of Your Skin: Coffee Skin Correlation

New research shows that there may be a coffee skin relationship.  We now have studies showing the consumption of caffeine, in coffee and other foods, may decrease your risk of forming a basal cell carcinoma.  Two large studies showed that people who drank at least three cups of coffee each month had a 17% reduction […]

Skin Tightening – New Options for Treatment

Non-invasive skin tightening is an exciting development in dermatology.  For many years now, researchers have been trying to get the formula just right.  They have looked into which device (and which type of energy) works best for each type of tightening of different parts of the body.  Here is a glimpse into the best skin […]

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