Dr. Doris Day, MD

Bio

I am Dr. Doris Day, a Sharecare expert, and I believe in looking your best at any age, with the most conservative, personalized, and gentle approach. My office is geared to offer the the highest quality care and the most advanced technology in cosmetic & laser treatments. In my practice I strive to take care of the whole person and every patient matters to me.

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Affiliation:

  • NYU Langone Medical Center

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Painful or itchy skin lesions could be a warning sign of skin cancer, researchers report.

    "Patients sometimes have multiple lesions that are suspicious looking, and those that are itchy or painful should raise high concerns for non-melanoma ski...Full Article

  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Your skin protects you from physical and chemical assaults from the outside world. Two of the skin’s layers, the hypodermis and the dermis, absorb shock and help you keep from getting too cold. Your skin also has blood vessels that help oxygen and nutrition reach the upper layers of the skin, nerve endings...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug already used to treat moderate-to-severe allergic asthma appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who haven't been helped by standard medications, new research suggests.

    The prescription drug -- omalizumab (Xolair) -- is already...Full Article

  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    These lasers are known to remove the damaged upper layers of the skin, a process which treats brown spots, wrinkles, and other signs of aging skin. As the skin recovers, the collagen is renewed and the skin looks smoother and younger. Depending on the laser used, there is more or less down time and...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Use sunscreen every day. Rain or shine, cloudy or sunny, winter or summer, wear sunscreen without fail. Choose a product with a minimum Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 15. The SPF applies only to UVB protection so make sure you choose a product that not only blocks UVB but also UVA. UVA rays are not as...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Cleansers you can make at home include:

    Emollient Yogurt-Avocado Cleanser
    ¼ ripe avocado
    2 tbsp yogurt
    1 tbsp dark organic honey

    Mix ingredients and apply with gentle circular strokes using your hands for about one minute. Wipe off with a warm, damp washcloth. Pat dry with a clean towel....Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Extrinsic aging is what you do to your skin. It is the part of the aging process over which you have a lot of control. For example, 99% of wrinkles are caused by sun exposure. This process is accelerated if you smoke and even more accelerated if you drink excessive alcohol and have a poor diet.  Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Lactic acid is very effective for dry skin; it gently exfoliates dead skin cells and it's also a great humectant. In this video, dermatologist Doris Day, MD, explains how lactic acid is used to treat skin and how to find it in skincare products.  Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Anything that causes increased blood flow to the skin can aggravate rosacea. Some of the most common of these factors are:

    • hot showers or hot drinks
    • caffeine
    • alcohol
    • spicy foods
    • dairy products
    • sun exposure
    • blushing
    • extremes in emotion
    • wind
    • cold
    • humidity.
    • exercise...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    I’d like to share with you my own list of top favorite products that promote ageless skin:

    Albolene
    This inexpensive product has been around for generations and it is great for more mature, exceedingly dry skin. It is fragrance-free and liquefies on the skin. Basic ingredients are mineral oil,...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.

    Dupilumab, which is injected, interferes with the activity of two key proteins that play a critical role in the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new psoriasis drug delivered dramatic results in two clinical trials, perhaps heralding an effective new treatment for patients with the chronic skin disease.

    The drug, secukinumab, was stacked up against an inactive placebo and one of the bes...Full Article

  • Doris Day, MD answered:
    Phytic acid is one of the gentlest of all the acids; it's great for those with sensitive skin or those with rosacea. In this video, dermatologist Doris Day, MD, discusses the skincare benefits of phytic acid, how to use it and where to find it. Read More
  • Doris Day, MD posted:
    via Twitter/@DrDorisDay: #HealthTalk: Summer Beauty Survival Guide via @EverydayHealth http://bit.ly/1o4VJUN
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with high blood pressure may have an increased risk of developing the skin disease psoriasis, new research suggests.

    Taking blood pressure medications called beta-blockers also raises the risk for psoriasis, according to the study that fol...Full Article