Spectrum Dermatology Blog

With the summer sun upon us, it is time to take special note of our skin and its susceptibility to the harmful effects of UV Rays. The sun is the most powerful skin aging factor. Daily usage of a broad-spectrum sunscreen is essential to fend off...

Moles, brown spots, and growths on the skin are usually harmless, but not always. It is also important to note that anyone who has greater than 100 moles is at a greater risk of Melanoma. There are ways to help identify possible skin cancer before it...

A common question of woman in regards to beauty is what can be done non surgically to improve the look of under eye bags and discoloration. The answer to these questions depend on the cause of the bags and/or discoloration. Many times allergies are the culprit...

Injectable dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, Voluma, and Sculptra aren’t just for the face anymore! Of course, these fillers readily used to smooth wrinkles, increase volume in the cheek area and to plump lips. However,  doctors and injectors are finding many additional uses for these...

Mohs surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), developed by Dr. Fredrick Mohs in the 1930s, is a technique that uses both pathology and surgery to remove skin cancers in a doctor's office. During the surgery, the tissue is removed and while the patient waits, the tissue...

An invisible film that can be painted on your skin that makes wrinkles vanish and under eye bags disappear? Sounds like a fantasy? Not anymore! A “second skin” has been developed by researchers at Harvard and MIT. It is composed of commonly used chemicals deemed safe...

As we all are aware, many plants and herbs have tremendous healing powers. Taking herbs internally has long been highly regarded by many as a remedy to cure everything from muscle aches to insomnia. Now this knowledge of “plant power” is focusing on topical application...

Skin cancer, much like any form of cancer, may require surgery to remove cancerous growths. Your doctors can surgically remove cancerous and other skin lesions using specialized techniques to preserve your health and your appearance. There are a variety of methods used to treat basal cell, squamous...