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.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • NYU Langone Medical Center

Location:

  • Day Dermatology and Aesthetics
  • 10 East 70th Street, 1C
  • New York, NY
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  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    They attract water to the skin from the external environment – that is, the air. Examples are propylene glycol and Hyaluronic acid. The acid does not penetrate or directly add hyaluronic acid to the deeper layers of the skin. It works to pull extra moisture from the environment to help keep your...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Smoking affects your skin in the following ways:

    1) Tobacco smoke, including second hand smoke, dries out the surface of your skin. With repeated exposure, your skin will lose its resilience and elasticity at an alarming rate. A study of 123 nonsmokers, 160 current smokers, and 67 past smokers...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Over time we lose not just collagen and elastin from our skin but also bone and fat. This can make the skin sag and make us look older than our years. Much of these changes are genetic, however for those who go through yo-yo dieting or for those with low body fat, the face can look gaunt and older at a much younger age, leading...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Sunglasses not only protect your eyes, but they also keep the sun away from the delicate skin around your eyes and keep you from making extra wrinkles by squinting. Remember that the UVB rays are affecting you even on cloudy days and during the winter. Don’t put away your sunglasses when summer’s over!...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    These are anti-oxidants that help with skin repair. There is also some data that they help sunscreens work more effectively to protect against damaging ultraviolet rays. Vitamin C has also been shown to help even out skin tone. Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    The following are harmful ingredients in skincare products:

    Sulfa-based ingredients. There are many people who have sulfa allergies from taking antibiotics that contain sulfa. If you are in this category, then you should also avoid topical products that contain sulfa. There are plenty of other products without...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Leave the last bite on your plate. If you finish everything on your plate, and even scrape it clean with bread to get every last drop, you are sending a message to your brain that there was not enough food. You are letting the portion dictate how hungry you are. If you make a decision that you are done...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Intrinsic aging is a process that happens to everyone. The rate at which intrinsic aging happens is determined by the genes you inherited from your family tree. However, the good news is that this natural process has relatively little to do with what causes your skin to look old. All of us over time gradually...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    The main sources of vitamin A are foods are from animals, especially eggs, organ meats, and whole milk dairy products. Since vitamin A is stored in fat, most foods that are high in vitamin A tend to be high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Some plants, such as carrots or broccoli, supply a pre-vitamin...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. military troops deployed to sunny climates may have an increased risk of skin cancer, according to a new study.

    Many returning troops reported getting sunburned while serving abroad, researchers revealed. In some cases, military personnel d...Full Article

  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    If you are in the habit of having more than one or two drinks a day, or if you binge drink at parties or on weekends, you’re not only endangering your health in general but you’re making your skin old before its time. Alcohol dehydrates you skin, thus depriving it of the moisture that makes for a...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Limit your use of processed and packaged food when you cook. Of course, your body does need some salt, but not much more than the equivalent of about a teaspoonful or less. Take a trip through your supermarket and read the ingredients lists on the labels of canned soups and vegetables, crackers and cereals,...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    This is one of the most important vitamins for the skin. It is in the family of ingredients called retinoids. Retinoids bind to special sites in the skin and help cells differentiate more normally. This is why so many products, both over-the-counter and prescription products, include vitamin A or...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Nails consist of the nail plate, which is the part you see; the cuticle, which is the tissue that covers the base of the plate; the nail bed, which is the skin beneath the nail plate; the nail folds, the skin that supports the nails on all three sides; the lunula; which is the “moon” at the base of the...Read More
  • Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Doris Day, MD answered:
    Simply put, when skin-enhancing nutrients are ingested and absorbed into your bloodstream, they are delivered to your skin cells. Your skin needs all the nutritional help it can get because oxygen and blood carrying vital supplies of nutrients are re-routed away from your skin when you body perceives an emergency such as extreme...Read More