Schweiger Dermatology Group
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Schweiger Dermatology Group - Broadway
1727 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-203-0908
Manhattan Center for Dermatology


Monthly Archive for October, 2014

A skin allergy patch test is a diagnostic tool used to help a dermatologist identify contact dermatitis. Patients who experience an unexplained localized rash or irritated area of skin can work with the dermatologist to figure out which substance is causing the allergy with a patch test. For many people, the chemicals found in items […]

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Protecting yourself from skin cancer is fairly straightforward compared to other cancers, despite the fact that skin cancer is still one of the most common cancers. The reason for this, however, is due to the amount of time people unwittingly spend in the sun without protection. Thus, the first step to protecting yourself from skin […]

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Many adults are commonly affected by varicose and spider veins, although women are more affected by them than men. Women mostly get varicose and spider veins on their legs. Varicose and spider veins are clusters of twisted and swollen veins. An average of 50% of adults has or will develop varicose veins. What causes spider […]

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As someone ages, the skin slowly loses its glow. Elasticity, collagen and hyaluronic acid are all in abundance inside youthful skin. When the skin starts to lose those things, wrinkles and aging spots begin to appear. But all is not lost for men and women who are aging. Radiesse treatments grant skin with a new […]

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Radiesse is a volumizing dermal filler, injected just beneath the skin to fill any wrinkles and lines. Radiesse can be used anywhere that there are light to moderate wrinkles and is applied by a professional dermatologist. Additionally, Radiesse injections can be mixed with lidocaine to further reduce any discomfort during the process itself. Radiesse is […]

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What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition characterized by the overproduction of skin cells localized to certain areas of the body. Areas affected by psoriasis are prone to itching and burning and can crack open and bleed. Aside from being a painful and bothersome condition, many people struggle with the embarrassment of psoriasis […]

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Mohs micrographic surgery, also known as chemosurgery, is a process by which the dermatologist removes samples of the cancerous tissue in sections and tests each sample before removing more. This way, the doctor is able to exactly determine the boundary between cancerous and healthy tissue. The doctor is able to remove as much cancer as […]

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Though procedures for skin cancer continue to evolve, Mohs micrographic surgery has become the most widely accepted form of treatment. The therapeutic technique is extremely effective in eliminating basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. Using Mohs surgery, carries a cure rate of approximately 98 percent. What to expect from Mohs Surgery to treat skin cancer […]

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Skin cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer and your doctor has suggested the removal via Mohs surgery, you should know what to expect. Mohs surgery has the highest cure rate for cancer, so it’s definitely something you should consider as […]

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Laser hair removal is a simple, safe process by which a dermatologist is able to effectively remove hair and potentially even prevent it from growing again. Other methods of hair removal need to be repeated often and can damage skin – tweezing is painful while shaving causes skin damage. But laser hair removal involves almost no […]

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