Medical Dermatology

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...

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...

Humans put their bodies through a great deal of stress, inject toxins, consume food that might not be nutritious, etc. Add in a genetic component and you have all the fuel you need to age before your time. You may be surprised to learn all of the...

People of all skin types and tones develop sun damaged skin on the head, face, chest, back, arms, legs and hands. Sun damage occurs from repeated long-term exposure to UVA and UVB, resulting in brown age spots (also known as liver spots or sun freckles),...

Acne scars can be a very traumatic problem. Even though the acne breakouts may be controlled or have long since stopped, the scarring remains for a lifetime. Treatment for acne can be as troublesome as the disease itself. Usually, successful treatment requires a the feedback from a...

Spectrum Dermatology is giving two exciting seminars in the month of June and we invite you to attend. Remember to RSVP early as space is limited. IDEAL PRODUCTS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN FOR THE SUMMER When: Tuesday, June 14th, 4 – 5 pm RSVP: RSVP For The Skin...