Protecting Your Skin During Winter Months

Published: November 1, 2019 12:24pm 1143 Views

As the leaves fall from their trees and the chill settles in, we're getting ready for the winter, and we wanted to share some ways that you can keep your skin looking young, fresh, and beautiful for the months ahead. When you think of skincare in the winter, you probably think of dry skin...

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Reversing Sun Damage: Can It Be Done?

Published: July 22, 2019 3:10pm 1066 Views

After a long day at the beach or a summer filled with outdoor activities, your skin can obtain some sun damage. Sun damage can take the form of sunburn, wrinkles, dry skin, or hyperpigmentation, and it can lead to skin cancer. The sun emits two kinds of rays, UVA rays (aging rays) and UVB ray...

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Sun Protection 102: How to Properly Protect Yourself with Sun Protection Best Practices

Published: June 26, 2019 1:31pm 698 Views

We all know that tanning beds and sunburn can cause skin cancer or premature aging. Even though tanned skin may look nice, it's important to remember that there is actually no safe way to get a tan. Every time that you tan, the sun's dangerous UVA rays are damaging your skin, leaving...

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Sun Protection 101: Choosing the Best Sunscreen

Published: May 29, 2019 3:02pm 1131 Views

In February 2019, the Food and Drug Administration started to consider stricter regulations for sunscreen manufacturers. The FDA evaluated the 16 active ingredients commonly used in sunscreen; of the 16 ingredients, only two were found to be "generally recognized as safe and effective,"...

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How Can I Prevent Melanoma Skin Cancer?

Published: April 29, 2019 12:42pm 716 Views

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and it comes at a good time as temperatures rise and people spend more time outside. As you head out of doors with your friends and family, make sure you're aware of a particularly dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma. This infographic gives you some q...

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Reflecting On Helendale's 15 Years Serving You

Published: April 11, 2019 1:10pm 86 Views

April 2019 marks Helendale's fifteenth anniversary. Since our humble beginning, it has been our mission to make our patients feel like family, welcoming all and striving to help them find the most healthy and beautiful version of themselves. This month, Dr. Arthur reflects on the history...

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Love Your Skin: Helendale’s Favorite Skincare Tips

Published: January 30, 2019 1:32pm 109 Views

We all want to love our skin, and most of us have tried numerous times to find the skincare routine that magically makes our skin look young and healthy. But there's a problem: it's hard to commit to a skincare routine, especially if you've tried countless trendy skincare tips that d...

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Conventional vs Medical Spa: Which is Right for You?

Published: December 28, 2018 6:41pm 110 Views

If you've made a resolution to focus on yourself in the new year, or even if you just like to treat yourself from time to time, going to a spa is a great way to do that. When you're trying to decide where to go for a new spa treatment, it's important to consider the differences betwe...

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The Boutique at Helendale Offers More than the Best in Skin Care

Published: November 28, 2018 1:39pm 116 Views

The Boutique at Helendale consistently brings you the best in skin care, carrying medical grade brands and hosting exclusive events and promotions that are opened to the public. As a convenience to our patients and the public, we opened our boutique in 2014 as a place for our professionals to...

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Talking Results: How CoolSculpting Works and Why We Think it’s the Best Option for Fat Reduction.

Published: October 23, 2018 8:31pm 172 Views

It's a familiar story: you're generally happy with your body, diet, and fitness routine, but there are still areas of fat that you just can't seem to shake. We get it. Stubborn fat collects in the chin, arms, abdomen, back, and love handles, regardless if we lose weight or not. If...

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What is CBD Oil? And Other CBD Oil FAQs

Published: October 18, 2018 8:07pm 156 Views

What is CBD oil? CBD oil is a natural cannabinoid oil that is found in the hemp plant. It is legal in all 50 states. Why oil? We know that other forms of CBD oil, gummies and pills, aren't absorbed into our bloodstream that easily. Most are cleared by the liver during a "first...

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Six Little-Known Facts About Eczema (with Eczema Treatment Options)

Published: October 3, 2018 9:00pm 117 Views

October is Eczema awareness month, so we thought we would raise awareness with some little-known facts about the condition and some options for eczema treatment. If you or someone you know struggles with Eczema, read on to learn more about the condition and how we can help treat it. What is E...

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Why Fall is the Best Season for Your Medical Peel

Published: September 5, 2018 3:56pm 105 Views

Autumn is the perfect time for pumpkin-spice, pretty leaves, cute scarves, and medical facial peels. If you're considering having a medical facial peel, this is just the season to do it! Medical peels are a great way to relax, rejuvenate, and repair your skin. They remove the top lay...

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Is It Psoriasis or Just a Rash?

Published: August 3, 2018 7:17pm 97 Views

Almost everyone deals with a rash at some point in their life. However, if you are dealing with a more severe, stubborn rash that does not seem to go away, you may have a condition known as Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic condition caused by an overactive immune system which can lead to the de...

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Healthy Skin Doesn’t Take A Vacation

Published: July 6, 2018 2:45pm 97 Views

Finally -- summer is here! That means vacations spending time by the pool, on a relaxing beach, or outside exploring new cities. And while you may be enjoying a wonderful break from reality, your skin will have to work double-time if you aren't using the proper products. Maintain You...

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Take Sun Protection Seriously This Summer with These Simple Tips

Published: June 1, 2018 12:35pm 126 Views

Many of us remember carefree summers from our childhood when we bounced out of bed and went right outside to play with our friends. We also know our fair share of adults and children alike who had many painful sunburns to show for that time outside. The reality is that no matter your histo...

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Are Midface Dermal Fillers for the Eyes, Cheeks, and Lips Safe?

Published: February 1, 2018 1:51pm 674 Views

Some men and women are self-conscious about their appearance because they've never experienced smooth, balanced facial features. Others are beginning to notice the natural aging process on their face. Although some may experience the telltale signs of age sooner than others, everyone is susc...

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PicoWay Resolve Laser Treatment - Rejuvenate Your Skin!

Published: December 1, 2017 2:30pm 426 Views

PicoWay is an effective, non-invasive, non-surgical anti-aging device that uses short laser pulses to stimulate natural collagen production for a younger-looking skin tone. The PicoWay Resolve Laser is a handheld device used to rejuvenate the skin by stimulating collagen, the healing mechanis...

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Considering Tattoo Removal? This Might Help You Decide

Published: November 2, 2017 1:00pm 70 Views

Once upon a time, you might have loved your tattoo. However, when those feelings fade, you are left with the decision of whether to get it removed. There are many considerations that go into deciding on tattoo removal. One more reason to contemplate removing your ink? The tattoo ink might be toxic t...

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Skin Care: The Truth About Skin Moisturizers

Published: November 2, 2017 1:00pm 80 Views

How well do you know and trust your skin moisturizer? If you purchase items off the shelf at some of the big box stores, then you might be in for a big surprise. A recent study found that some of the claims on moisturizers are not entirely true, which could mean your skin care routine is not pro...

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Helendale Dermatology & Medical Spa to Offer CoolSculpting

Published: October 31, 2017 6:56pm 106 Views

October, 2017, Rochester, NY -- For several years, Helendale Dermatology & Medical Spa has offered patients SculpSure™ body contouring services, a non-invasive laser treatment that treats stubborn pockets of fat. As of November 2017, Helendale will be discontinuing SculpSure. Instead,...

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Skin Rashes: Learn How to Treat Eczema During October Eczema Awareness Month

Published: October 3, 2017 3:16pm 100 Views

October is Eczema Awareness Month and there is no better time than now to learn more about uncomfortable skin rashes. It is especially important to get your symptoms under control before winter hits. Cold, dry weather can exacerbate affected skin and intensify the itchiness. We compiled some inf...

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How to Support the Community for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2017

Published: September 25, 2017 3:00pm 83 Views

Helendale Dermatology & Medical Spa, practice of Dr. Elizabeth Arthur, is involved with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. October is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the dermatology practice sponsors charity events year-round. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rocheste...

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Skin Treatment: What is a Medical Peel?

Published: August 28, 2017 8:17pm 201 Views

A medical peel is a skin-resurfacing treatment to remove dead skin cells, uncovering a "new" layer of skin that appears smoother and more vibrant. A medical facial peel plumps & softens fine lines, minimizes superficial "age" spots and other skin discolorations, and gener...

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Skin Rejuvenation: 3 Reasons To Take Advantage of the DOT Fractional Laser

Published: August 1, 2017 12:03pm 80 Views

A good diet and proper cleansing and moisturizing are essential elements of clear, healthy skin, but medical spa treatments can provide additional benefits. We offer effective, minimally-invasive skin rejuvenation treatments for various conditions using the DOT Fractional Laser, one of the mo...

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Choose Clean Makeup To Complement Healthy Skin Care

Published: July 3, 2017 3:00pm 90 Views

You know how important it is to keep your skin healthy through gentle cleansing and effective moisturizing, but have you ever thought about the effects of makeup on your skin? Just like your cleanser and moisturizer, the makeup you use on your face affects your skin deeply. The right kind of...

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Injectable Fillers: How to Smooth Skin and Look Younger with Radiesse

Published: June 5, 2017 3:00pm 142 Views

"With age comes beauty. Don't let wrinkles tell your story." ~ Radiesse Are you starting to notice wrinkles gather around your mouth? Perhaps those pesky lines betray your age or make you look older than you really are. Maybe the skin on the back of your hands is losing its smo...

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How to Protect Your Skin and Effectively Avoid Skin Cancer

Published: May 8, 2017 3:00pm 113 Views

Millions of Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. In fact, one out of every five Americans will develop a form of skin cancer at some point in their lifetime. It may manifest itself in one of several ways. Melanoma can be identified when there is a change or growth in an existing...

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Do you Regret Your Tattoo?

Published: February 6, 2017 3:00pm 102 Views

Do you regret your tattoo? Currently, 36% of adults in the US have a tattoo, numbering around 45 million, and of that number, 17% regret their tattoo after all is said and done. Common reasons for tattoo regret include poor artisanship, wrong coloring/shading, and bad placement. Tattoos don&#...

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Now Launching ALASTIN Skincare with TriHex™ Technology in 2017!

Published: January 24, 2017 8:33pm 106 Views

Pills, elixirs, prescriptions . It can be overwhelming to find a simple way to treat your skin, retain its natural beauty and vibrancy, and help heal your skin after a rejuvenating procedure, but the ALASTIN Skincare product line might the solution you've been looking for.  Helendale Der...

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