Brown / Age Spots

Even if you do a fantastic job of protecting your skin from UV damage now, you probably weren’t quite as diligent as a child (and your parents had outdated information on the reality of sun damage). Spectrum Dermatology is dedicated to helping you comprehensively protect...

Most of us see our primary care physician and dentist on a regular basis, but the same isn’t always true when it comes to our dermatologist—and this is a big mistake. Spectrum Dermatology is your Scottsdale dermatologist committed to helping you achieve skin that’s healthy...

If you tanned when you were younger, you’re not alone. Spectrum Dermatology treats a number of patients who are well aware of the risks they took in their younger days. Fortunately, the age of tanning in the US has largely gone out of style. Most...

What’s this thing on my skin? The skin is the largest organ we have, and it’s critical to trust experts like Spectrum Dermatology to diagnose and treat all skin conditions. Skin can produce a variety of conditions that can be easily mistaken for something else....

Hyperpigmentation is called a variety of names including brown spots, age spots, liver spots, and solar lentigines. Fortunately, Spectrum Dermatology has a variety of treatments for these often perfectly safe but aesthetically unpleasing spots. Darker areas appear on the skin in a variety of sizes,...

Whether you call them brown spots, liver spots, or age spots, these areas of hyperpigmentation are very common for those who live in sunny regions like Arizona. Many patients at Spectrum Dermatology worry that these spots might be cancerous, and the reality is, most brown...

Have you heard of the mask of pregnancy? Melasma is a specific type of hyperpigmentation that has no cure, but it can come and go on its own. Spectrum Dermatology can help patients minimize the appearance of this particular skin issue. Hyperpigmentation is the concentrated...

Those brown spots on your skin are also called age spots, and are a type of hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage and develop over several years. They are one of the most common complaints at Spectrum Dermatology, and in many cases are easy to treat....

If a friend or doctor have told you that you have a lesion on your skin, you might start to worry. However, Spectrum Dermatology regularly removes these unsightly areas, and there’s no need for panic. A skin lesion can be any type of discolored area,...

Hyperpigmentation is a type of skin condition that causes dark, discolored spots, but there are several types of hyperpigmentation. At Spectrum Dermatology, the type and cause are first determined so that an effective and customized treatment plan can be devised. Hyperpigmentation is often caused by...