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Treating skin of color is known to be challenging as it has different properties which can lead to unique skin conditions, but Nada Elbuluk, M.D, an assistant professor at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City, is more than up for the task. In fact, she welcomes it. Elbuluk specializes in the treatment of skin and color as well as pigmentary disorders including vitiligo and melasma.
She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Princeton University in New Jersey, where she also minored in Gender studies and African American studies. She earned her medical degree with a distinction in research at the Univer
Art, beauty, happiness. These are the objectives that board-certified dermatologist Maritza Perez, MD, FAAD aims for as a dermatologist in terms of results for her patients, and for her own sense of satisfaction. As a Mohs Micrographic surgeon, she works to rid patients of skin cancers while achieving the best cosmetic results possible. Aside from Mohs surgery, Dr. Perez specializes in laser and cosmetic surgery. She is also the Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University, in New York City, and an active member in numerous dermatology organizations, such as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser in Surgery and Medicine, American A
From fairest pale to luscious brown, all skin types need to take care in the sun. Skin cancer can strike anyone, regardless of color, and can occur even with skin types rich in melanin. If you have lighter skin that burns easily, you have a higher risk of developing skin cancers, but contrary to popular belief, deep pigmentation does not make you immune.
With all skin tones, the key to prevention is protection, which means avoiding sun exposure during peak hours, wearing protective clothing and, of course, using broad spectrum sunscreens and sunblocks.
“Skin cancer prevention is the same for all skin types – sun protection, sun protection, sun protection,” said Washington, D.C. D
Meet the Dermatology Leader and Cheerleader
As former President of The Women’s Dermatologic Society, an organization that has supported and nurtured the professional growth of many notable female physicians, Dr. Roberts has made her mark on the field of dermatology. In addition to creating The Roberts Skin Type Classification System©, she was also an expert on the television show “America’s Ethnic Skin: An Al Roker Health Special.” Dr. Robert’s practice motto is “Leave no stone unturned until the solution for a specific skin problem is found.”
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