Brown / Age Spots

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...

Most people think acne treatment when they hear the word dermatologist, and while acne is undoubtedly within the scope of a dermatologist’s job, that’s just one small aspect of skin care. Spectrum Dermatology is home to highly skilled dermatologists, and the clinic was rated Top...

Sun damage is the number one cause of skin showing early aging, and it’s one of the top complaints of clients at Spectrum Dermatology. However, sun damage in adults makes sense. Most people grew up in an era when sunscreen wasn’t touted as a must...

“Brown spots” is a term to describe a wide range of skin issues. Seeing dermatological experts like those at Spectrum Dermatology, where both Drs. Thosani and Kim were ranked Top Docs in 2018, is vital in getting a correct diagnosis and designing a treatment (if...

You may have heard that you’ve already sustained the majority of sun damage in your life, and that’s true. Children play outside more than adults (or at least that used to be the case), which is why Spectrum Dermatology recommends people of all ages adopt...

Laser skin treatments are highly effective, and the Ruby Laser is one of the best on the market. Spectrum Dermatology recommends this laser treatment for hyperpigmentation and other skin discolorations. Every laser offers a specific wavelength, fluence, and pulse characteristic. Ruby is a solid-state laser...