Spectrum Dermatology Blog

You are out in the summer sun enjoying the day. You may not feel the effects of the sunburn you are getting immediately. But, symptoms develop later with warm, red skin that becomes tender to the touch. More severe symptoms may appear over the next...

Treatment for Uneven Skin Tone When melanin is produced and secreted in a large volume, our skin develops brown or “age” spots. The melanin that develops between the epidermis (skin's top layer) and the dermis (layer of skin beneath) is stimulated to increase the melanin production...

Nobody likes acne, and what can be worse than going through acne are the sometimes horrible acne scars that can be left behind. This can be a very traumatic problem for those who have to endure it. Even though the acne breakouts may be controlled...

We all wonder if these various small lumps and bumps we feel under our skin are a cause for worry. Most times these small lumps are harmless, benign growths, especially if they are the type of lump that moves around freely under the skin. This...

It is recommended that monthly self skin checks be done by all individuals. It should be a head to toe evaluation so that any lesions or moles can be defected as changing, indicating the possibility of skin cancer. Skin cancers that are found early are...

Well…..it’s here. Until now getting rid of a double chin was next to impossible. Some people carry extra fat cells in that area and barring liposuction, which isn't a desirable method, it was something you just had to learn to live with. Introducing… Kybella, a...

There are a variety of treatments that are available for those wishing to rid themselves of deeper more pronounced lines caused by age. Injectable wrinkle fillers can give you a more youthful look for a fraction of what a traditional facelift costs. In fact, wrinkle...

First of all, virtually everyone has moles. And moles appear when cells grow in a cluster instead of being spread out over the skin. These cell clusters are called melanocytes, and they are made up of the pigment that gives us our skin color. Generally,...

How long has it been since the mystery of acne and what causes it been around? Pretty sure the answer to that is forever! And, yet still acne doesn’t have a “one size fits all” answer to what the heck causes it. You do what...