Psoriasis

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...

Dermatology covers a lot of territory, but psoriasis remains one of the most baffling of skin disorders. The cells of the skin multiplying by up to 10 times faster than normal cells characterize psoriasis. As the cells underneath reach the skin's surface and die, the...

Skin care specialists and medical day spas have noted a huge upswing in the amount of requests for specialty face masks. In fact, this beauty phenomenon has been tagged “mask bingeing”. This is when several masks are put on in sequence to treat whatever issue...