Sunburn

There are varying degrees of sunburns, and all are caused when your skin receives too much ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Spectrum Dermatology offers the best medical-grade products to prevent sunburns and also treats the results of sunburns—whether it’s skin cancer, early signs of aging, or both....

Sun protection is a must year-round, and especially if you’re in a seemingly perpetual sunny state like ours. Spectrum Dermatology is your leading resource for improving your sun protection regimen in order to reduce sun damage—and your risk of developing skin cancer. It’s tempting to...

A sunburn is your body’s visible reaction to ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure, usually from the sun (although some people can get them from indoor tanning). Spectrum Dermatology is available to treat all results of a sunburn, from brown spots to early signs of aging and...

The brown spots that seem to be increasing with age are known by a lot of names including sun spots, simply “brown spots” or “age spots,” liver spots, hyperpigmentation, solar lentigines, and sun damage. Many patients visit Spectrum Dermatology because they are concerned brown spots...

A sunburn is your skin’s immediate response to excessive sun exposure, which can then be followed by an increase in melanin (a “tan”) to decrease damage in case of recurrent sun exposure in the near future. Spectrum Dermatology urges patients to avoid any UV damage,...

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job of protecting your skin from UV damage now, you probably weren’t quite as diligent as a child (and your parents had outdated information on the reality of sun damage).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...