Spectrum Dermatology Blog

You already know CoolSculpting is the revolutionary fat-freezing procedure that lets you shape and contour your body. Spectrum Dermatology has been helping patients get rid of stubborn pockets of fat and get that “designer” body they’ve worked so hard to achieve. However, in early 2018,...

There are five types of psoriasis, and each may be confused with other conditions (including rashes caused by allergies). At Spectrum Dermatology, a number of psoriasis treatments are available to offer patients relief and improve appearance. The most common sign that a rash is actually...

Botox is well-known for temporarily freezing unwanted lines and wrinkles, but it has a surprising amount of other usages. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to educating clients on options for treating a variety of complaints, and Botox is approved for nine medical conditions along with scores...

When cells in the skin grow in a tight cluster instead of being evenly distributed throughout an area, what we call a mole occurs. Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone to opt for annual skin screenings because moles are often the first sign of skin cancer. However,...

If you suffer from eczema, everyone else might be stripping down to shorts and tank tops for summer as you worry about eczema flare-ups and people asking you, “What is that?” Winter months are often the most challenging for eczema patients thanks to dry air...

Microneedling is one of the most popular dermatological procedures, and results can be maximized when coupled with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Spectrum Dermatology offers a variety of treatments to patients who want to achieve healthier, glowing, younger-looking skin. However, there has been an increased interest...

It’s easy to point fingers at convenience foods and working at a desk, but researchers at York University say that the real reason it’s so tough to lose weight is because of evolution and our environment. CoolSculpting isn’t a weight loss tool, but it can...

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure to sculpt and contour the body. Side effects of CoolSculpting are minimal, but bruising can occur at the treatment site. Fortunately, there are many ways to minimize bruising and help bruises heal faster. Patients can maximize their treatment and help...

It is unlikely that anyone will enjoy optimal results from any single treatment, whether it is laser skin rejuvenation or a chemical peel. At Spectrum Dermatology, a wide variety of both treatment and complementary skin care products are available to maximize results. Younger-looking, glowing, clear...

After several years of education, the general public has widely adopted sunscreen usage. Sun damage is often much more than what we can see, although severe sunburns are most often linked to melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer). However, Hawaii has now banned sunscreen...