Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. Dr. Lawrence Jaeger of New York is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and is board certified in dermatology and dermatologic surgery. It typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it… Read More

10 Tips for Preventing Acne 1. Keep your face clean. Whether or not you have acne, it’s important to wash your face twice daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and extra oil from your skin’s surface. Washing more often than twice daily is not necessarily better; it may do more harm than good. Use… Read More

Pityriasis rosea is a common skin disease. It appears as a rash that can last from several weeks to several months. The way the rash looks may differ from person to person. It most often develops in the spring and the fall, and seems to favor adolescents and young adults. Pityriasis rosea is uncommon in… Read More

Allergens in the air and in the food are often triggers for a flare-up of this disorder. If you can furnish a list on how your disease gets activated, the doctor may try to correlate this with a skin (prick or intradermal) or blood (RAST) test. Don’t try to avoid everything that might be considered… Read More

Dr. Lawrence Jaeger is a Medical Dermatologist and owner and founder of Advanced Dermatology Associates in New York. He has successfully treated patients suffering from Psoriasis with Cyclosporin. Lawrence Jaeger informs patients that Cyclosporine is a medication designed to suppress the immune system. It is very effective in psoriasis and many other conditions. It works… Read More

Cryosurgery is used frequently by dermatologist to treat many skin problems. Liquid nitrogen is sprayed on to the area of skin freezing it. Light freezing causes a peeling, moderate freezing a blistering and hard freezing a scabbing. The most common uses for cryosurgery is to treat warts, seborrheic keratoses and actinic keratoses. It is also… Read More

If your child suddenly develops a dramatic red rash, you may, understandably, become concerned.  One issue that you might be dealing with is Fifth Disease.  Certainly, to get a confirmation of this, or to find out exactly what else your child might have, you should consult with your pediatrician or with a dermatologist like Dr.… Read More

Doctor Lawrence Jaeger, owner and founder of Advanced Dermatology Associates in New York understands how bothersome mosquito bites can be and how they can develop into a more serious condition than the usual redness and itching that usually occurs. Mosquito bites are the itchy bumps that appear after mosquitoes use their mouthparts to puncture your… Read More

Doctor Lawrence Jaeger understands newborns’ parents concerns and has provided exceptional skin care treatments for infants suffering from dry skin. New parents tend to worry a great deal about every little thing with their precious little one.  One area that makes moms and dads worry a lot is dry skin.  Most babies do have some… Read More

Nails are made up of keratin, a hard protein which is one of the building blocks that make up the body. The nails are an essential part of the body since they aid in the protection of the ends of the fingers and toes from trauma as well as helping us pick up small objects. … Read More