Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Spectrum Dermatology specializes in numerous cosmetic procedures, including CoolSculpting for spot fat reduction. In July 2017, Dr. Suzanne Kilmer, MD published a paper in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal titled "Discussion: Assessment of the Efficacy of Cryolipolysis on Saddlebags, a Prospective Study of 53...

Although CoolSculpting isn't technically a fat reduction technique, especially since it's designed for those at or near goal weight, it does target stubborn pockets of fat that won't budge even when you're at a healthy weight. One of the most common questions we get at...

Most people have struggled with acne, but why do some pimples hurt and others don't? Spectrum Dermatology specializes in treating all types of acne, and there are various types. You can't treat all acne the same because it isn't. Some acne is painful, some can...

Rosacea is a common skin disorder that we often see at Spectrum Dermatology. It might begin as a slight blush but can quickly grow into an embarrassing and recurring flush. The redness can spread from the cheeks and nose all the way to the chin,...

A dermatologist is a critical part of your health care dream team, and it's just as important to see this specialist regularly as it is your general physician. That's why at Spectrum Dermatology, our priority is patient health and wellness. Many people only see a dermatologist...

Even if you've never had a rash before, you'll recognize one immediately. Red, itchy, and sometimes scaly, rashes and rash-like conditions can be caused by a variety of factors. Most of them are environmental and happen when our skin is exposed to something that irritates...

Are you looking for the ultimate skin lasering treatment? Have lighter treatments such as eMatrix, or chemical peels helped, but not quite given you that youthful glow you're after? Lumenis laser skin resurfacing is the full treatment used to reduce signs of aging while improving...

Michael Jackson made vitiligo a household word, but this disease actually impacts quite a few people. Today, some models are making a name for themselves partially because they're owning and showcasing the results of vitiligo, but for many sufferers, it remains a disease that makes...

Every person is different, and everyone stores fat in their body differently-otherwise known as varying fat distribution. At Spectrum Dermatology, we've encountered an increasing number of patients asking about CoolSculpting, and with good reason. It's the only non-invasive, non-surgical, safe way to "fat target" the...

If you're feeling wheezy, sneezy, and your eyes are scratchy and watery, you're probably not still suffering from a winter cold. February marks the beginning of allergy season in Arizona, and Spectrum Dermatology is at the ready with patch tests to identify what's bugging you-so...