Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Melasma is a very common skin disorder that occurs on areas of the face that are exposed to the sun, creating dark discolorations on the skin. Melasma can affect anyone, but it is more prevalent among young women with darker or olive skin types. It...

When you find yourself red and inflamed from the scorching sun, nothing is fun anymore. Sunburn - It’s hard to know how to treat it without damaging the skin further and ultimately creating more problems. Anytime your skin is not protected by sunscreen or clothes and...

The CoolSculpting technique has now implemented a mini-applicator that is the perfect size for those hard-to-treat areas like under the chin. Using the same technology as the full-size applicator, CoolSculpting Mini suctions the skin and fat into the applicator while the cooling plates chill the...

By now, you have probably heard of the innovative fat reduction technology called CoolSculpting. CoolSculpting seems like the ideal procedure for those looking to get rid of excess fat in problem areas. It removes fat cells by freezing them, and no surgery is required. However, you...

Many people suffer from melasma, a skin condition that causes gray or brown patches to form on the face – primarily the forehead, cheeks, and chin. This condition does not cause any other symptoms, but many people are nonetheless embarrassed by it. If you’re looking to...

You may have heard that sun exposure can lead to melanoma, but what exactly is it? Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. When skin cells are damaged by the sun or tanning beds, they can cause genetic defects that cause malignant tumors to...

Do you want to look in shape, but can’t seem to accomplish a sculpted look on your own? You’re not alone. Many people struggle to achieve an ideal body shape because they struggle with love handles and extra fat in the abdominal area. In the past,...

You may have tried every skin cream on the market, but still, struggle with wrinkles and acne. If your quest to look more youthful hasn’t been as successful as you had hoped, it may be time to turn it up a notch. Many people have...

Skin cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. While many people die from skin cancer, the good news is that new treatments are discovered all the time. One effective treatment method that had been around for many decades is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery was...

You suddenly notice red, itchy skin on your body. Is it psoriasis? Maybe eczema? These names are used interchangeably quite often, but they are two very different skin conditions. While a dermatologist can confirm which skin condition you have, you can determine whether you have eczema...