Spectrum Dermatology Blog

Many people are choosing to cancel or postpone what they deem non-emergency medical appointments in the midst of COVID-19. In some situations this can be a good idea, but in others—such as when it comes to getting skin cancer checks—it can be very dangerous. Spectrum...

Many people have heard of clinical trials now that there’s a race to find a COVID vaccine, but there are many types of clinical trials and one might be right for you. Spectrum Dermatology is proud to host a number of clinical trials in the...

If you have a double chin, you’re in good company. Many people struggle with this pocket of fat, and you certainly don’t have to be overweight to sport one. Double chins are a common reason that bring patients to Spectrum Dermatology, particularly for those who...

Change is in the air, and that is also true includes when it comes to your skin. Spectrum Dermatology offers a range of aesthetic treatments to help soothe and pamper your skin as we transition to cooler weather including intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy, microdermabrasion,...

Whether you call them moles, brown spots, or beauty marks, these concentrated areas of pigment can be found on almost any person. Most are harmless, but everyone should schedule an annual “mole check” with Spectrum Dermatology so that any suspicious, pre-cancerous, or cancerous moles can...

Best practices for face masks seem to always be changing, but there’s one rule that’s been steadfast from the beginning: you do still need to wear sunscreen under your mask. At Spectrum Dermatology, many clients have been requesting appointments to address “maskne” (acne caused by...

A sunburn is your body’s visible reaction to ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure, usually from the sun (although some people can get them from indoor tanning). Spectrum Dermatology is available to treat all results of a sunburn, from brown spots to early signs of aging and...

A dermatologist is a type of medical doctor (MD) who specializes in treating the skin, hair, and nails. At Spectrum Dermatology, both medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology procedures and treatments are available, including cutting-edge options such as Mohs surgery for skin cancer treatment. The skin...

The majority of spots on the skin are not cancerous, but it’s still important for everyone—regardless of skin tone—to undergo a mole check by their dermatologist annually. Spectrum Dermatology is available for all of your medical dermatology and aesthetic dermatology needs while continuing to practice...