Skin Care

You know how important it is to apply (and reapply) sunscreen every time you go outside or sit by a window, but a lot of people miss applying sunscreen to their eye area completely. Spectrum Dermatology offers a variety of high-quality sunscreens, including sunscreens specifically...

Think sunscreen and moisturizers with SPF are equals when it comes to preventing sun damage? Think again, because, at Spectrum Dermatology, experts know that sunscreen always comes out on top. You’ll see a lot of facial moisturizers that boast about their sun protection prowess. However,...

Hopefully, you’ve established a solid routine in the spring and summer of sunscreen and protective layers. However, Spectrum Dermatology regularly sees clients in the winter who think they don’t need SPF when it’s cold and cloudy. The risk of sun damage is higher in the...

In Arizona, it’s sunny year-round, and many residents have established a solid sunscreen routine. However, during the holiday season, the team at Spectrum Dermatology knows that packing (and regularly re-applying!) sunscreen on a tropical getaway isn’t always a top priority. Whether you’re planning to spend...

It is unlikely that anyone will enjoy optimal results from any single treatment, whether it is laser skin rejuvenation or a chemical peel. At Spectrum Dermatology, a wide variety of both treatment and complementary skin care products are available to maximize results. Younger-looking, glowing, clear...

You probably didn’t think much of the mosquito bites you got while hanging out at the lake last week, but you should be somewhat concerned. Some bug bites can carry serious diseases such as Lyme disease, malaria and Zika virus. While the mosquitos and other...

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...

Retinol is a common anti-aging ingredient found in many dermatology products from moisturizers to lipstick. Now that it is heating up and you are spending more time hanging out by the pool and in the sun, you should be transitioning to a new skincare routine...

It's common knowledge, we all know it's true, with age, the skin suffers natural wear-and-tear, but with proper skin care and a good knowledge of dermatology, we can slow down these inevitable effects. Much of what we think of as natural aging is in fact...

Without a doubt, when it comes to anti-aging skin care products, retinol is always in the foreground on the subject of dermatology. The very first retinoid was introduced in 1971 as an anti-acne treatment and has been praised for its effectiveness in so many more...