Psoriasis

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...

There are five types of psoriasis, and each may be confused with other conditions (including rashes caused by allergies). At Spectrum Dermatology, a number of psoriasis treatments are available to offer patients relief and improve appearance. The most common sign that a rash is actually...

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...

At Spectrum Dermatology, many patients ask if their child will suffer from psoriasis or rosacea just like them. When one person in the family has psoriasis, parents often wonder if it will be passed on to their children. Rosacea also has a genetic component. Psoriasis...

You suddenly notice red, itchy skin on your body. Is it psoriasis? Maybe eczema? These names are used interchangeably quite often, but they are two very different skin conditions. While a dermatologist can confirm which skin condition you have, you can determine whether you have eczema...

Freckles aren't complicated. What freckles are, are merely a pigment (color) called "melanin." Melanin is a chemical made by skin cells called "melanocytes." Melanin helps to protect the skin from the Sun's harmful ultraviolet rays by reflecting or absorbing them. Freckles are natural, and they...

Eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and acne are chronic, nagging skin problems that don't go away. They can, however, be managed with excellent results. Medications and lifestyle changes can work together to get chronic skin problems under control. Eczema Eczema affects about 10% to 20% of infants, and about...

There are many skin conditions dealt with in dermatology, and Eczema, Rosacea, and Psoriasis are the most challenging. Dermatologists have an unending stream of patients suffering from these ongoing dermatological issues. Each is unique and challenging in it own way. It is helpful to have...

When stress is ongoing, prolonged and chronic, be advised, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne and Rosacea can show up at a moment's notice. Rapidly growing tissue, such as the skin, can be a barometer as to how stress is affecting your body. Many skin problems are caused...

If you are looking to enhance your skin care regimen in the New Year, your first step may well be to RELAX. Stress and anxiety are well known to affect all parts of the body in negative ways. The skin is the largest organ in the...