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Doris Day, MD

Doris Day, MDDoris Day, MD

New York University

Dermatology

318 Answers39 Followers1,837 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Doris Day, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who maintains a solo private practice in New York City, specializing in laser, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology. She is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at New York University Medical Center where she was presented with the award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology, and an award for volunteerism and leadership in dermatology. She is also affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and regularly participates in clinical trials and product development, including the Olay Professional Professional ProX line, of which she served as member of the medical alliance.

Day has researched, written, and spoken extensively in the area of cosmetic dermatology. She is a frequent guest on Good Morning America and has made several appearances on the Today Show, Ten Years Younger, and on the PBS network. She has also been featured in several hour-long documentaries on cosmetic procedures for the Discovery Channel. She is regularly quoted in major women’s magazines including W, In Style, Vogue, Glamour and Redbook. She writes a monthly column for Health magazine, and O, The Oprah Magazine profiled her as one of the nation’s top dermatologists.

Credentials

Organization Affiliations:
  • New York University
  • American Academy of Dermatology
 

My Answers

A. Laser hair removal is the most effective and lasting way to remove hair in the right candidate. It works best for those with lighter skin and darker...
A. Look for under-eye creams that contain ingredients such as niacinamide, peptides, and caffeine. Be careful to also manage your salt intake, get...
A. Radiofrequency treatments such as Thermage and Aluma have been effective in raising eyebrows in the right candidates. I often use this in combination...
A. Weight gain can be an issue there since the rubbing of thighs leads to friction, irritation and that can cause uneven pigmentation. Wearing loose...
A. Some people are more prone to poor wound healing or keloids, which are raised, firm scars that can often be itchy and may even be disfiguring...
A. Botox is very safe for frown lines and wrinkles but must be done by trained aesthetic physicians such as dermatologists or plastic surgeons. Lasers...
A. Any time an incision is made in the skin there is a risk of scarring. Some people are more prone to keloids (overgrown collagen after wounds in the...
A. Start by using sun protection every day all year round and reapplying every two hours if you are outdoors. This will allow your skin to repair itself...
A. Be sure to use a sunscreen. No matter what your skin tone, a wide-scale global consensus exists among experts that daily, year-round, broad spectrum...
A. The skin is also relatively thin in this area so some wrinkling is an inevitable part of aging but this can be addressed by using skin care products...
A. Soaps can be very drying and irritating to the skin of the face. It is best to use facial cleansers, even in the shower.
A. The single most important treatment for your age group is proper sun protection. The majority of wrinkles, up to 90%, are caused by sun exposure. If...
A. Use sun protection every day all year round, protect against excess sun exposure, and exfoliate on a regular -- but not daily -- basis. Look for...
A. I think it's so important to wash your face before going to bed, to get all the grime and pollution of the day, as well as the makeup off your skin...
A. There are excellent chemical peels or laser peels your dermatologist can offer you to help treat this very sensitive area. My preference is the...