Spectrum Dermatology Blog

There are more than 3,000 skin conditions, so it is very easy to confuse them unless you are a dermatologist. Spectrum Dermatology offers both medical and cosmetic dermatological care, and the first step is ensuring you have a correct diagnosis. Most people have seen a...

You have probably been told that checking for the ABCDEs of moles is the right approach for gauging if a mole could be cancerous or pre-cancerous. That should certainly be practiced with monthly skin checks at home coupled with an annual mole check from the...

A dermatologist is a doctor who cares for your skin, which is the largest organ of the body. Spectrum Dermatology offers both medical and cosmetic dermatology care, and since there are over 3,000 types of skin issues these two branches of dermatology can sometimes overlap....

Hyperpigmentation is your body’s way of defending itself against dangerous UV rays. Spectrum Dermatology offers a wide range of options for removing these spots for cosmetic reasons as well as skin cancer treatment. Brown spots, also known as age spots or simply sun damage, might...

Dermal fillers are an immediate option to give you the volume you’ve lost over the years, or the volume you’ve always wanted. Spectrum Dermatology has all of the most popular, safest, and effective dermal fillers from the Juvederm and Restylane “family of fillers” as well...

Many people are choosing to cancel or postpone what they deem non-emergency medical appointments in the midst of COVID-19. In some situations this can be a good idea, but in others—such as when it comes to getting skin cancer checks—it can be very dangerous. Spectrum...

Many people have heard of clinical trials now that there’s a race to find a COVID vaccine, but there are many types of clinical trials and one might be right for you. Spectrum Dermatology is proud to host a number of clinical trials in the...

If you have a double chin, you’re in good company. Many people struggle with this pocket of fat, and you certainly don’t have to be overweight to sport one. Double chins are a common reason that bring patients to Spectrum Dermatology, particularly for those who...

Change is in the air, and that is also true includes when it comes to your skin. Spectrum Dermatology offers a range of aesthetic treatments to help soothe and pamper your skin as we transition to cooler weather including intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy, microdermabrasion,...

Whether you call them moles, brown spots, or beauty marks, these concentrated areas of pigment can be found on almost any person. Most are harmless, but everyone should schedule an annual “mole check” with Spectrum Dermatology so that any suspicious, pre-cancerous, or cancerous moles can...