Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Eczema is a common skin condition marked by red, itchy, scaly skin. Many patients at Spectrum Dermatology think that eczema is contained to only certain parts of the body. However, a person can suffer from eczema virtually anywhere on their skin, including the scalp. Someone...

In recent years, Mohs Micrographic Surgery (commonly known as Mohs Surgery) has quickly become the dermatologists’ preferred method of skin cancer screening and removal. It is much more effective, and the patient only requires one visit instead of several. Why don’t all dermatologists offer this procedure,...

Liposuction, just like any surgery, comes with some inherent risks. It is an invasive procedure that is relatively “light” compared to other types of surgeries, but it is still a surgical procedure that can be plagued with side effects. Spectrum Dermatology specializes in offering the...

Patients at Spectrum Dermatology expect dermal fillers that are effective, fast, and last as long as possible. How long dermal fillers last depends on the type of filler, the patient, and the severity of lines and wrinkles being treated. There are a variety of dermal...

May is Melanoma Month and a great reminder to schedule an annual skin exam. Although melanoma is the deadliest of all cancers, not just within the skin cancer family, it is also the easiest to treat when caught early. Skin cancer is also one of...

Doctors are seeing an increase in complaints of “bra bulge.” Addressing that stubborn area of fat through CoolSculpting is one of the most common procedures at Spectrum Dermatology. It is not possible to target fat loss through diet and exercise alone. For women, the torso...

Botox is the most well-known of injections used to temporarily paralyze certain muscles in order to stop unwanted wrinkles. The medical experts at Spectrum Dermatology know that there are still many myths surrounding Botox and similar injections. One of the most popular misconceptions is that...

“Skin cancer” can encompass a variety of cancers, and there is also “pre-cancerous” moles and marks on the body. May is Melanoma Month, and Spectrum Dermatology is committed to helping all patients with early detection and prevention of the deadliest form of cancer. Actinic keratosis...

May is Melanoma Month, but all types of skin cancer can be diagnosed year-round. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to early prevention and detection of skin cancer, including melanoma—the deadliest of all types of cancer. Skin cancer is caused by unprotected, and often prolonged, exposure to...

Some people pride themselves on their ability to tan rather than burn. However, the term “sunburn” isn’t used only when the skin turns red, painful, and peels from too much sun exposure. Spectrum Dermatology is participating in May’s Melanoma Month by highlighting the importance of...