Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Some people pride themselves on their ability to tan rather than burn. However, the term “sunburn” isn’t used only when the skin turns red, painful, and peels from too much sun exposure. Spectrum Dermatology is participating in May’s Melanoma Month by highlighting the importance of...

Patients often think that annual skin exams are solely for “mole checks.” Making sure there are no suspicious moles or signs of skin cancer is important for everyone regardless of age, sun exposure, or skin tone. However, annual skin exams are also helpful in treating...

The classic feminine hourglass shape never fully went out of style. However, Spectrum Dermatology’s CoolSculpting experts have seen an increased demand for the curvy shape in recent years. Through innovative fat-freezing technology, it is easier than ever for women to achieve the ultra-feminine shape in...

Skin cancer is both the most common type of cancer in the US, and it can be the deadliest if not caught in time. A yearly skin exam is the best way to diagnose and treat skin cancer early, and it is a specialty at...

Syneron Candela is a world-renowned leader in minimally invasive dermatological treatments and offers a variety of technologies and treatment options. Known for their CO2 lasers, Picosecond technology, and sublative therapies, with so many skin resurfacing options available, it can be difficult for patients to determine...

Some patients can benefit from protected exposure to the sun in small doses. However, Spectrum Dermatology recommends that everyone layer sunscreen every two hours whenever exposure to sunlight is a risk. Sunlight offers vitamin D, and for patients suffering from certain issues such as arthritis,...

The term “rash” is an umbrella name for a skin condition that changes the color and/or texture of the skin. Spectrum Dermatology treats dozens of different types of rashes, often in conjunction with acne. To begin treatment, understanding the type and cause of the rash...

It is unfortunately common to have red, itchy, watery eyes and an increase in the sniffles or sneezing during the spring months. It’s allergy season, and Spectrum Dermatology offers patch allergy testing to diagnose allergies. The first step in treating allergies and relieving symptoms is...

Before CoolSculpting, the revolutionary fat-freezing procedure with no downtime, liposuction was the only way to contour the body via permanent fat removal*. Spectrum Dermatology offers CoolSculpting as an alternative for patients who want to remove fat permanently* in a safer, more comfortable manner. The majority...

Spectrum Dermatology and CoolSculpting providers around the country are seeing an increase in men electing for the procedure. According to Bloomberg, cosmetic procedures, in general, are on the rise for men in America, particularly those in the “Millennial” generation. The American Academy of Facial Plastic...