Age affects every nook and cranny of the body. Along with the wisdom, experience, and accomplishments that come with getting older, there are changes that occur in our outward appearance. Changes in our faces are most at the forefront. Dozens of changes take place as the years add up, some of them obvious and familiar:… Read More


Wrinkles are a result of aging, unhealthy skin and make us look older than we are. Preventing skin damage and wrinkles are the reasons we use sunscreen and face creams. Once you understand the science behind how and why wrinkles form, you can make the appropriate adjustments in your skin care regimen and lifestyle to… Read More


Doctor Lawrence Jaeger is a board certified dermatologist in New York City and Medical Director of Advanced Dermatology Associates, a state of the art medical practice with multiple locations in Manhattan and the Bronx. Dr Larry Jaeger and his group of board certified dermatologists and medical providers are expert in the diagnosis and treatment of… Read More


Most people have, at some point or another, given in to the temptation to pick at a blemish. But for some, the picking goes on to the point where skin tissue is damaged, sometimes severely. How You Can Cause Excoriated Acne Excoriated acne occurs when pimples have been scratched or picked, to the point of… Read More


Microdermabrasion is a general term for the application of tiny rough grains to buff away the surface layer of skin. Many different products and treatments use this method, including medical procedures, salon treatments and creams and scrubs that you apply yourself at home. It’s usually done to the face, chest, neck, arms or hands. Before… 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


Porphyria is blood disorder in which cells fail to change chemicals (porphyrins) to the substance (heme) that gives blood its color. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, also called PCT, is the most common type of porphyria. PCT can be genetic or acquired. The genetic form is determined by a deficiency in the liver chemical uroporphyrinogen or a… Read More


Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited disorder of the connective tissue in the skin, eyes, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular system. Typically the skin lesions begin in childhood but are not noticed until adolescence because of there is a lack of symptoms in addition to the rash. It is important to recognize this disease early in order… Read More


Lawrence Jaeger is an expert Medical Dermatologist and discusses Progressive Pigmentary Purpura and treatments for Poison Ivy. There are several types of pigmented purpura, also called capillaritis, but the most common condition appears as pinhead-sized, reddish brown spots sprinkled in clusters on the skin, usually on the legs. The condition can fade away in a… Read More


Lawrence Jaeger is an expert Medical Dematologist and provides treatment for patients suffering from Poison Ivy in New York. Poison ivy dermatitis appears as soon as four hours or as long as 10 days after the exposure, depending on individual sensitivity and the amount exposure. As the rash appears, any sensitivity a person had begins… Read More