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4 Little Known Facts About Rosacea

April is Rosacea Awareness Month and we’re discussing the condition, causes, treatments and little known facts. Starting with the basics, rosacea is a very common facial skin disorder, and affects more than 16 million Americans according to the National Rosacea Society. It is often called a misunderstood condition, as many patients had known little or …

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Allergy Patch Test: What You Can Expect

Sneezes, sniffles, and hay fever are common symptoms of allergies associated with aero-allergens and may be seasonal in nature. Your allergist can offer specific testing and management options to help decrease symptom severity. When it comes to the skin, allergic contact reactions can cause a host of equally bothersome symptoms including rash, itching and general …

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5 Things to Know About Melanoma and Skin Cancer

May is Melanoma Awareness Month and a perfect time to talk about sun safety and how to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.  Sun exposure with ultraviolet light causes damage to your skin.  Both significant sun exposure (think even a light pink sun burn) and chronic exposure (normal day to day activity over time) increase …

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How to Look Younger Without Surgery

There could be volumes of content written about how to look younger without surgery, including diet, exercise, lifestyle changes, mindset, habits, how to dress, and the list goes on and on. Our commitment to patients is much more than skin deep, and we value the revitalization of mind, body, and soul. When you don’t like …

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What you Need to Know about Young Children and Sunscreen

The risk of  can be increases by a small number of serious sunburns. Don’t underestimate the power of the sun’s rays and the impact it can have on your child’s skin. The good news: there are plenty of ways to keep your children safe in the sun without compromising the summer fun! Read on for our …

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Top 5 Face Care Tips to Protect Your Skin

Your skin’s role is to protect you from the elements, so skin health and wellness is essential to not only keeping a youthful, beautiful glow but keeping you protected. When we say the elements, we mean more than the sun and wind, we mean polluted air, sweat, and oils that can build up on the …

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3 Quick Tips for Chapped and Cracked Hands

Many of us experience the painfully-dry skin during the winter months. You know that feeling, a stinging feeling when you apply soap or lotions? There are a variety of reasons why we experience dry skin during the winter months, and luckily, there are a variety of things you can do to treat dry skin! Cold …

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What you Need to Know About Cosmetic Laser Therapy

If the idea of a laser therapy gives you some hesitation, you are absolutely not alone. But let us also say that you will soon join the hundreds of laser skin resurfacing patients in our Rochester office who love the comfortable, long-lasting results found with laser therapies such as Halo™ Pro. Ever wonder 'what is …

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4 Problem Areas Improved by Wrinkle-Smoothing Injectables

Some of us believe that laugh lines show that you’re a happier person, and that crow’s feet can mean you have a perma-smile on your face, but no one can deny that all lines, no matter where they are, indicate aging. Of the wrinkle-smoothing injectables available, BOTOX® is the most commonly known. In addition to , …

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The Best Facial for Your Skin Type

Your skin is your body’s protective layer – and it works hard every single day. A facial is a good way to reward your skin, remove buildup, clear clogged pores, fill pores with antioxidants, and leave you with a relaxed, fresh look. Not all skin types, or complexions, are the same, and not all facials …

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