Spectrum Dermatology Blog

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...

Native Arizonians might not realize this, but the desert weather can make you itchy. Spectrum Dermatology regularly sees winter birds and transplants complaining about excessively dry skin, rashes, and all kinds of complaints unique to this kind of environment. Rashes are widespread in the area...

Targeting fat loss is no joke—or is it? The team at Spectrum Dermatology loves Allergan’s (CoolSculpting’s parent company) latest TV ad that makes fun of how far some people might go to try and get rid of that stubborn fat for good. While CoolSculpting works...

Melasma is a skin condition that presents as brown or gray patches on the skin. Spectrum Dermatology treats this vexing condition that can be chronic and last for years. Melasma is most often found on the face, and is sometimes dubbed the “mask of pregnancy”,...

You’ve likely heard of microneedling, a popular collagen induction therapy that stimulates collagen and growth factor production through tiny wounds in the skin. It’s one of the most requested procedures at Spectrum Dermatology, but many people don’t realize just how old the technique is. Microneedling works...

Given all of the Real Housewives who openly adore CoolSculpting, it might seem like the revolutionary fat-freezing procedure is a strictly American treatment. However, it is enjoying a rapid growth on an international scale and one of the most popular procedures at Spectrum Dermatology. Allergan...

According to the University of Arizona, the state is no longer an “allergy haven,” and researchers are warning residents that some parts of Arizona are actually allergy hubs. Spectrum Dermatology has also noticed this change. For example, in Tucson, there are twice as many incidents...

Across the pond, The Sun recently reported that over-the-counter eczema creams with a paraffin base pose a fire risk. Spectrum Dermatology treats a wide range of skin issues, including eczema, with a combination of in-office treatments and safe prescription treatments. According to researchers at Anglia...