Sunburn

Even if you do a fantastic job of protecting your skin from UV damage now, you probably weren’t quite as diligent as a child (and your parents had outdated information on the reality of sun damage). Spectrum Dermatology is dedicated to helping you comprehensively protect...

Most of us see our primary care physician and dentist on a regular basis, but the same isn’t always true when it comes to our dermatologist—and this is a big mistake. Spectrum Dermatology is your Scottsdale dermatologist committed to helping you achieve skin that’s healthy...

If you tanned when you were younger, you’re not alone. Spectrum Dermatology treats a number of patients who are well aware of the risks they took in their younger days. Fortunately, the age of tanning in the US has largely gone out of style. Most...

There is an average of 211 “sunny” days in Phoenix and 83 “partly sunny” days, so it comes as no surprise that winter sunburns are a real threat throughout Arizona. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to providing every patient with thorough annual skin checks and the...

Even the most avid sunscreen user can sometimes feel the burn in the Arizona heat. Spectrum Dermatology is your go-to resource for all things skin-related, including preventing and treating sunburns and sun poisoning with the use of medical-grade products and treatments. But what’s the difference...

You spent all day in the sun, making the most of the summer weather, but when you look in the mirror and see patches of red, painful skin, you wonder if it’s heat rash or a sunburn. Spectrum Dermatology treats both, and our “Top Docs”...

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...