Melasma

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...

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...

Hyperpigmentation and melasma are often terms used interchangeably. There are many types of hyperpigmentation, and melasma is one that impacts over five million Americans. This pigmentary condition mostly affects women, and like “general hyperpigmentation” it can appear anywhere on the skin as gray or dark...

A dermatologist is a critical part of your health care dream team, and it's just as important to see this specialist regularly as it is your general physician. That's why at Spectrum Dermatology, our priority is patient health and wellness. Many people only see a dermatologist...

Melasma is a very common skin disorder that occurs on areas of the face that are exposed to the sun, creating dark discolorations on the skin. Melasma can affect anyone, but it is more prevalent among young women with darker or olive skin types. It...

Many people suffer from melasma, a skin condition that causes gray or brown patches to form on the face – primarily the forehead, cheeks, and chin. This condition does not cause any other symptoms, but many people are nonetheless embarrassed by it. If you’re looking to...

While skin conditions such as sunburns, rashes, acne, and melasma are common in the summer, this doesn’t mean they’re fun to deal with. They can be painful, itchy and unsightly, making it difficult to engage in fun activities. Fortunately, you don’t have to avoid the...

Spectrum Dermatology proudly announces its achievement of Physician Dispensing Association (PDA) accreditation for point-of-care compounding. The accreditation is awarded in recognition of our commitment to meeting and/or exceeding national quality standards. We can now dispense a variety of dermatologic medications that are designed for your...