Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Although nobody knows exactly what causes rosacea, and there is no cure, researchers have found that it is on the rise. According to Rosacea.org, the dermatological issue affects around 16 million Americans. About five years ago, the estimate was at 14 million. Chairman of the...

Coolsculpting is dubbed a “lunch-hour procedure” because the actual “procedure” only takes about 30 minutes. At Spectrum Dermatology, many clients are treated during their hour-long lunch break. However, just because you’re spending your mid-day break safely freezing away unwanted fat in a non-surgical alternative to...

There are a wide variety of dermal fillers on the market, all capable of making you look younger, healthier, and giving you the power to contour your face. Spectrum Dermatology offers only the best fillers that are safe and effective. Dr. Nancy Kim and Dr....

Although atypical moles are the most common signs of skin cancer, they aren’t the only symptom. Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone to get annual mole checks which should also encompass an overall survey of sun damage and risk factors. Melanoma is the most well-known and deadliest...

You may have heard that you’ve already sustained the majority of sun damage in your life, and that’s true. Children play outside more than adults (or at least that used to be the case), which is why Spectrum Dermatology recommends people of all ages adopt...

CoolSculpting is considered a non-surgical liposuction alternative because both treatments permanently* remove small areas of unwanted fat. Spectrum Dermatology offers only the safest, most effective procedures—which is part of the reason both Drs. Thosani and Kim were voted Top Doc 2018. However, there are big...

Laser skin treatments are highly effective, and the Ruby Laser is one of the best on the market. Spectrum Dermatology recommends this laser treatment for hyperpigmentation and other skin discolorations. Every laser offers a specific wavelength, fluence, and pulse characteristic. Ruby is a solid-state laser...

If you have a brown spot on the skin that wasn’t there before, it can be alarming. Spectrum Dermatology first diagnoses precisely what that discolored patch is before devising a treatment plan. The vast majority of discolorations are not harmful, but a correct diagnosis is...

It’s often said that the most dangerous part of many surgeries is “going under.” General anesthesia does come with inherent risks, and even minor surgeries such as liposuction require it. Spectrum Dermatology prioritizes the patient’s safety and goals and CoolSculpting is a body contouring option...

Acne can be much more than an embarrassing and painful condition. Spectrum Dermatology, ranked Top Doc in 2017 and 2018, has seen a number of acne sufferers who experience increased rates of depression due to their acne. According to CNN, acne and depression “feed on...