Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and acne are chronic, nagging skin problems that don't go away. They can, however, be managed with excellent results. Medications and lifestyle changes can work together to get chronic skin problems under control. Eczema Eczema affects about 10% to 20% of infants, and about...

What Is Mohs Surgery Mohs surgery is a microscopically guided procedure for skin cancer removal. A medical student at the University of Wisconsin, Frederick Mohs (pronounced “mo-ze) developed this technique more than 60 years ago. Since that time, the procedure has been advanced and refined. Today,...

Juvederm is an injectable hyaluronic acid filler used to add temporary volume to moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles, as well as add fullness to the lips. Juvederm injectable also contains lidocaine for added comfort during treatment. What Can I Expect From Juvederm? The best thing...

Moles, brown age spots, and growths on the skin are usually harmless, but not always worth getting checked out. It is also important to note that anyone who has greater than 100 moles is at a higher risk of Melanoma. The good news is there are...

Laser hair removal makes use of a pigment in our bodies called melanin. Melanin is what gives our skin, eyes, and hair their color. It also helps protect us from the dangerous radiation from the sun. On a clear sunny day, for example, melanin in...

Yes, CoolSculpting is the new go-to procedure for freezing fat away in those areas where nothing seems to work. We've all got those bumps and bulges that we worry and fret over, and now finally, we've got CoolSculpting. Before you move forward with this long awaited...

What is Sculptra? Sculptra is one of the newer and longest-lasting dermal fillers out there. It is made from poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic but biocompatible material, meaning that there is nothing in it that could harm or cause allergic reactions. Sculptra has a decades-long history of...

An annual skin exam is vitally important in the finding and diagnosis of skin cancer, the most common cancer found today. Melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer accounts for more than 75% of all deaths from skin cancer. Melanoma. If detected early, is highly curable. Having...

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to take advantage of the CoolSculpting Special being offered at Spectrum Dermatology through April 30th, 2017. Perhaps you are one of many women who has decided that a non-surgical fat removal option is in your future, and you may...

Laser resurfacing is used to treat uneven skin texture, blotchiness, acne scars, wrinkles and sun-damaged skin as well as many other skin imperfections. Laser resurfacing can be performed by two different methods. The first method creates a uniform “injury” similar to deeper chemical peel or dermabrasion....