Sunburn

Many people link sunburns to long periods of direct sunlight exposure, heat, and a lack of sunscreen. This is a common scenario and can lead to the more serious burns, but "sunburns" don't always present as a burn. There may or may not be peeling,...

Even the most dedicated sunscreen enthusiast can forget about their daily rituals come winter. Sunscreen only works when it’s applied, and the team at Spectrum Dermatology has seen their share of winter sunburns. Not only does sunscreen need to be applied every two hours whenever...

Our skin is the largest organ on our body, and Spectrum Dermatology specializes in five of the most chronic skin conditions—sunburns, hair loss, rashes, Vitiligo, and varicose veins. Sunburn Most people have experienced a few sunburns in their life. The damage to your skin is both long-term...

When you find yourself red and inflamed from the scorching sun, nothing is fun anymore. Sunburn - It’s hard to know how to treat it without damaging the skin further and ultimately creating more problems. Anytime your skin is not protected by sunscreen or clothes and...

It’s inevitable. Even if you put on sunscreen religiously, there always seems to be an area of your body that gets burned. Whether it’s your face, neck, arms or legs, it’s important to protect your body. While a sunburn is only temporary, it can be painful...

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...

Summertime is the time to enjoy the outdoors and spend time with friends and family, yet occasionally, summer rashes such as hives and heat rash halt our fun. Summer rashes are made more uncomfortable by the heat and the sun which can also slow the...

Do you remember looking at your grandmothers’ hands when you were a child and remarking on her many “freckles” not knowing they were brown age spots? Age spots can be a bothersome part of aging as they cause us to feel self-conscious about our appearance. What...

Yes, summer has arrived, and it's time to start focusing on sunscreen and skin care protection. We all enjoy getting outdoors and getting into our golfing and hiking routines, but don't forget that the blazing summer sun can cause havoc to your skin. Know About Sunscreen...

Moles, brown age spots, and growths on the skin are usually harmless, but not always worth getting checked out. It is also important to note that anyone who has greater than 100 moles is at a higher risk of Melanoma. The good news is there are...