Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Look in a mirror right after your CoolSculpting session and you might be confused—you look exactly the same. “How fast will I lose fat?” is one of the most common questions asked by CoolSculpting clients at Spectrum Dermatology. It’s true that CoolSculpted fat is permanently...

Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone, no matter their risk factor, to opt for a yearly skin exam. Every year, nearly an additional 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma—the deadliest form of any cancer. However, the good news is that any skin cancer, including melanoma, is easy...

Teenagers are often told that once they’re out of that awkward stage, their skin will clear up and they’ll suddenly become graceful adults capable of money management and all those other “adulting” tasks. Unfortunately, it doesn’t happen overnight, but Spectrum Dermatology can help with the...

Whether you call them brown spots, liver spots, or age spots, these areas of hyperpigmentation are very common for those who live in sunny regions like Arizona. Many patients at Spectrum Dermatology worry that these spots might be cancerous, and the reality is, most brown...

Whether you’re a man or woman, thinning hair can dramatically reduce your self-esteem. Spectrum Dermatology offers a wide range of products and treatments that can help encourage new hair growth and prevent further thinning. A lot of people think there are only a few options...

“My friend had liposuction/CoolSculpting and gained weight afterward.” It’s a common worry of Spectrum Dermatology’s clients who are considering a body contouring procedure but have friends who didn’t enjoy lasting results. The reality is that CoolSculpting is meant to be a body contouring procedure—not a...

What would you do if you woke up to find a sudden skin growth? Seborrheic keratoses are a type of benign tumor that can seemingly appear overnight, and for many Spectrum Dermatology patients they are a cause of immense stress—but don’t worry. These growths are...

You’re interested in fuller lips, but maybe the only lip augmentations you’ve seen are lip fillers gone wrong. Spectrum Dermatology specializes in natural-looking lip fillers and offers a range of products that can last anywhere from a couple of months to semi-permanently. However, it’s important...

Have you heard of the mask of pregnancy? Melasma is a specific type of hyperpigmentation that has no cure, but it can come and go on its own. Spectrum Dermatology can help patients minimize the appearance of this particular skin issue. Hyperpigmentation is the concentrated...

Hop on a scale after a CoolSculpting session, and you’ll likely be disappointed. Spectrum Dermatology clients often want to know when they’ll see results, but that answer varies. It depends on how quickly your body processes the frozen fat cells, how much body contouring you...