Spectrum Dermatology Blog

The majority of people will experience acne at some point in their lives. It’s one of the top reasons clients visit Spectrum Dermatology. However, just because a condition is common and affects the majority of the population doesn’t make it “normal.” Acne is a skin...

There’s no cure for rosacea, but knowing your triggers is key to minimizing flare-ups. At Spectrum Dermatology, rosacea clients are equipped with the knowledge and tools to manage the common condition that causes flushing, redness, and sometimes bumps or thick skin. Rosacea usually occurs on...

Not only are there various types of skin cancer, but it can also present in different ways. Only an expert, like a dermatologist at Spectrum Dermatology, can diagnose skin cancer and catch it early. Most people know that a “strange” looking mole might be a...

Many people had never heard the term vitiligo until it was linked with Michael Jackson. It’s a relatively rare skin disease that causes patches of melanin to evaporate, and Spectrum Dermatology specializes in working with vitiligo patients. While the disease isn’t dangerous and can happen...

The Thaiger, an online publication covering all of Thailand, recently reported on CoolSculpting as one of the most popular procedures. At Spectrum Dermatology, that’s no surprise. The non-invasive procedure freezes away targeted fat cells safely and slowly. However, it’s not a fat loss procedure. Most...

For being a household name, many people still don’t understand exactly how microneedling works. Spectrum Dermatology offers this popular procedure, but don’t confuse it with at home treatments. Microneedling has been available for years and is so in demand that it didn’t take long for...

Hopefully, you’ve established a solid routine in the spring and summer of sunscreen and protective layers. However, Spectrum Dermatology regularly sees clients in the winter who think they don’t need SPF when it’s cold and cloudy. The risk of sun damage is higher in the...

Many people think “fat loss” when they hear about CoolSculpting, but in reality, CoolSculpting is meant to contour the body, not result in large amounts of fat loss. At Spectrum Dermatology, only procedures which candidates are good matches for are recommended—and clients are never encouraged...

Looking your best on Valentine’s Day doesn’t necessarily require a lot of planning and downtime. Spectrum Dermatology offers a wide range of treatments that will have you looking younger, healthier, and happier immediately. Whether you want to treat yourself before a big night out or...

Everyone has heard of CoolSculpting, the revolutionary fat freezing procedure that’s a safe and effective non-surgical alternative to liposuction for those near goal weight. However, few people consider the origins—and it all started with a popsicle. Dr. Rox Anderson is a dermatologist at Massachusetts General...