Blog Archive

What Is Photodynamic Therapy? Oct 1st, 2021

Photodynamic therapy uses a combination of light and chemicals to treat skin conditions that include cancer, acne, and warts. This innovative treatment destroys abnormal cells by using light to activate a photosensitive topical medicine. The medicine destroys precancerous or diseased cells to reveal fresh, healthy skin.  You’ll achieve optimal results...

Psoriasis: Don't Just Survive With it, Thrive With It Sep 29th, 2021

What is psoriasis? It is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body attacks normal cells, a process which then triggers inflammation, thickening, and disruption of the skin that may appear as a variety of symptoms including patches of dry, scaly, red, blistered, itchy, cracking, bleeding, and painful skin. It...

Treatment Options for Excessive Sweating Sep 5th, 2021

Sweating is a function of the human body that serves a few important purposes. For example, it keeps your body in a state of homeostasis — maintaining a steady temperature. You don’t need to find cool water to lay in when it’s hot to keep your body from overheating, partly...

Wearing Earrings After Earlobe Repair Aug 9th, 2021

SINY® Dermatology offers the highest quality cosmetic and medical skin care services available from five beautiful locations in New York City. Invested in keeping your skin looking and feeling its best, our top-level specialty team answers questions about earlobe repair and what to expect after this 30-minute, in-office procedure. What...

Photosensitivity: What it is and Why it Matters Jul 26th, 2021

Considering the sun is a flaming ball that shines ultraviolet light down upon us from the sky, it’s something to consider when it comes to your skin health.This is especially true if you’re dealing with photosensitivity. Photosensitivity occurs when the skin reacts in a particularly sensitive way when exposed to...

5 Dark Truths About Sun Exposure Jul 26th, 2021

For many of us, summer means fun in the sun. We flock to beaches, parks, and backyard barbecues to soak up the rays. And while some sun exposure stimulates natural vitamin D production, too much can wreak havoc on your skin. And by “too much,” we mean as little as...

What You NEED to Know About Skin Cancer This Summer Jul 15th, 2021

Skin Cancer: A Familiar Foe Skin cancer is the single most common form of cancer.So there’s a chance that reading this blog could literally be a life-saver! This is especially true now that summer is in full swing. Frequent outdoor trips means frequent sun exposure and frequent sun exposure means...

PRP: The All-Natural Solution to Hair Loss Jul 4th, 2021

Approximately 56 million men and women in the United States experience significant hair loss, and they’re typically faced with three choices: 1) Let the hair loss continue, 2) try creams, shampoos, vitamins, and other products, or 3) undergo painful hair transplantation.  What if there’s another solution, one that’s natural, effective,...

The 7 Best Summer Skincare Tips Jun 23rd, 2021

Summer vs. Your Skin Very few people have an adversarial relationship with summer. That’s because for most of us it means fun in the sun with family and friends. Unfortunately for your skin, it’s these exact weather and lifestyle changes that can cause you harm. Luckily, we’ve got you covered....

Plasma Fibroblast Therapy: Taking Cosmetic Dermatology By Storm Jun 22nd, 2021

Say hello to a hot new cosmetic treatment, plasma fibroblast therapy. We know, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But this procedure is rapidly gaining popularity in the cosmetic world for its ability to increase tightness and firmness in the skin. Because everybody loves the idea of tightening and improving...

Check Your Moles Using the ABCDE Method Jun 13th, 2021

Every day, around 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer. While this statistic is shocking, don’t panic. Skin cancer may be the most prevalent type of cancer in the United States, but it’s also one of the most survivable. When you identify a suspicious mole early and talk to your...

Getting Older? Here’s What You Can Do to Look Younger May 4th, 2021

Selfies are now so ingrained in our culture that the Oxford Dictionary added the word "selfie" in 2013. Have you ever taken dozens of selfies just to get one good picture of yourself? If you dislike taking selfies because you’re unhappy with your look, it’s time to change that with...

Don’t Like Your Tattoo? We Can Help Apr 16th, 2021

Did you get a tattoo on impulse, without thinking it through? Do you have an ex’s name tattooed on your body? Has an image that once represented you become not-so-representative in your current life?  These scenarios, and many others, lead to a common feeling — that of tattoo regret. As...

Patch Testing for Your Skin Allergies Mar 15th, 2021

Your skin is your largest and most visible organ. If you struggle with rashes, redness, itching, or other allergic symptoms, you may wonder what’s causing the symptoms and how to avoid that substance or substances.  Patch testing for allergens takes the guesswork out of finding products that don’t irritate your...

The Benefits of Our Telehealth Services Feb 9th, 2021

Your skin is unique: Not only is it the largest of your organs, but it’s also the most visible. That means many skin problems can be evaluated, diagnosed, and even treated without special imaging equipment or invasive procedures. That’s what makes dermatology and telehealth such a perfect fit. In fact,...

The Cure for Your Excessive Sweating Jan 18th, 2021

Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis, affects about 2-3% of the population, causing issues for those who experience it. It can make you feel embarrassed and uncomfortable. This condition happens in specific areas of your body, including your armpits, hands, feet, and face. Your sweating can be in just one area...

Can Sclerotherapy Take Away My Ugly Veins? Dec 1st, 2020

About one in five adults will have the twisting, bulging veins known as varicose veins at some point in their lives, and plenty more develop smaller versions known as spider veins. In other words, these unsightly veins are quite common — especially among women and older adults. If you’re bothered...

What You Need to Know About Tattoo Removal Nov 9th, 2020

Roughly 30% of Americans have at least one tattoo — and that number has been on the rise in recent years. But there is a problem with tattoos: Nearly one-fifth of people with a tattoo regret it.  Whether you have a tattoo of something that’s no longer meaningful to you, your...

Botox and Fillers: What's the Difference? Oct 1st, 2020

Even if you’ve been diligent about moisturizer and sun protection, time takes its toll. Fine lines and wrinkles appear, skin texture changes, and your skin begins to sag. The team at SINY Dermatology in New York City understands what your skin is going through and how to fix it. If...

Tips to Help Prevent Premature Wrinkling Sep 1st, 2020

Your skin naturally loses elasticity as you age because of the natural breakdown of strengthening compounds such as collagen and elastin. Your genes dictate the pace of this breakdown, but you may inadvertently be speeding things up with time in the sun, exposure to pollution, and your lifestyle. Skin also...

Don't Sweat It: Learn About Our Hyperhidrosis Solutions Jul 22nd, 2020

Under normal circumstances, sweating is a good thing — it’s your body’s way of cooling down when you exert yourself or when outside temperatures soar. If you have overactive sweat glands, however, you may find yourself sweating up a storm no matter the temperature or your activity level. And this...

10 Skin Conditions Easily Treated Via a Telehealth Visit Jun 3rd, 2020

Sometimes a simple visit to the doctor’s office just isn't possible, either due to ongoing public health concerns like the pandemic or as a result of transportation issues or general mobility problems. So can you still get the skin care you need? At SINY® Dermatology, our compassionate and experienced care...

Build Muscle and Burn Fat with EMSCULPT Feb 20th, 2020

If you’re a healthy weight but still haven’t achieved your beach body dreams, body contouring may be right for you. Body contouring is the name given to all treatments that completely eliminate targeted areas of fat without the need for invasive procedures. These treatments are aimed at people who have...

Restore Your Skin with Chemical Peels Jan 31st, 2020

The vast majority of the early signs of aging that appear on your face and other areas of frequently exposed skin are a direct result of damaging ultraviolet light. A chemical peel is a minimally invasive clinical skin treatment that involves applying a carefully formulated chemical solution directly onto your...

Banish Wrinkles with Botox Jan 15th, 2020

The passage of time may be inevitable, but fine lines and wrinkles don’t have to be! Botox is a purified protein that is injected just below the surface of the skin to eliminate fine lines and reduce the appearance of deep creases and wrinkles. It works by obstructing the nerve...

Transform Your Skin with Microneedling Jan 10th, 2020

There isn’t a person on earth who would say “no” to a more even, youthful complexion. Microneedling provides a minimally invasive solution for people dealing with fine lines, scars, and other skin imperfections. Microneedling works by stimulating your body’s natural process of collagen production, restoring your skin to its former...

Rejuvenate Tired-Looking Eyes With Fillers! Aug 5th, 2019

Do you find yourself looking into the mirror and discover that your eyes give away a look of fatigue? The unkind truth is that the hollowness and sagging eyes you see are common results of the face’s natural aging process. What is left behind is the impression that you’ve been...

Banish Turkey Neck With Ultherapy! Jul 30th, 2019

Aging can be a loathsome process especially when you find yourself falling victim to the “turkey neck.” Now what exactly is turkey neck you might ask? It is the sagging of excess skin beneath the chin and along the neck. Genetics, sun exposure and smoking are usual culprits for speeding...

DIME Best of Brooklyn 2019 Winner! Dec 26th, 2018

We’re happy to announce that Skin Institute of New York won as the Best Dermatologist for The Dime Best Of Brooklyn 2019 under the Health & Beauty Category.