Spectrum Dermatology Blog

The majority of spots on the skin are not cancerous, but it’s still important for everyone—regardless of skin tone—to undergo a mole check by their dermatologist annually. Spectrum Dermatology is available for all of your medical dermatology and aesthetic dermatology needs while continuing to practice...

Hyperpigmentation refers to concentrated areas of melanin that result in darker spots or “splotches.” Spectrum Dermatology is equipped to reduce and even eliminate all types of hyperpigmentation, including the particularly stubborn melasma. If you’ve noticed splotches of darker areas, especially on your face, it might...

There are seven different types of skin cancer, all of which can be diagnosed and treated at Spectrum Dermatology. Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) are two of the most common types of skin cancer. There is also melanoma, which is the...

If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer or worry that one of your moles is cancerous, you deserve treatment that is fast, minimally invasive, and guaranteed to ensure a cancer-free site in a single appointment. Spectrum Dermatology is one of the few dermatology clinics in...

Spectrum Dermatology is fully reopened and practicing social distancing measures while following all state and CDC guidelines for you and our staff. We are currently enrolling for a number of clinical trials. If you struggle with psoriasis, hives, warts, or atopic dermatitis, discover how participating...

It’s 100+ degrees in Arizona and UV exposure can cause serious damage to your skin—including causing skin cancer. Spectrum Dermatology is fully reopened and practicing social distancing measures as outlined by the CDC and local agencies. Many people are carefully reconsidering how safe and comfortable they...

Is your skin “just red,” or could it be rosacea? Rosacea is a medical condition with no cure, but there are various treatments available for this common condition at Spectrum Dermatology. However, the first step in treating the symptoms of rosacea is a proper diagnosis....

Eczema is a skin condition with no cure, but with a variety of treatments that should be personalized just for you by a dermatologist. Spectrum Dermatology is now fully reopened and accepting eczema patients. We are following social distancing guidelines and sanitation practices outlined by...

The brown spots that seem to be increasing with age are known by a lot of names including sun spots, simply “brown spots” or “age spots,” liver spots, hyperpigmentation, solar lentigines, and sun damage. Many patients visit Spectrum Dermatology because they are concerned brown spots...

It’s been 100+ degrees in Arizona for a while now, and with Skin Cancer Awareness Month just behind us it’s time to revisit best practices for protecting your skin from cancer. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to helping you keep your skin healthy and safe with...