Surgical Dermatology

It’s 100+ degrees in Arizona and UV exposure can cause serious damage to your skin—including causing skin cancer. Spectrum Dermatology is fully reopened and practicing social distancing measures as outlined by the CDC and local agencies. Many people are carefully reconsidering how safe and comfortable they...

It’s been 100+ degrees in Arizona for a while now, and with Skin Cancer Awareness Month just behind us it’s time to revisit best practices for protecting your skin from cancer. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to helping you keep your skin healthy and safe with...

You’ve probably heard about common skin conditions like age spots, moles, warts, and rashes, but what about actinic keratosis? It’s also a common skin condition and one that’s treatable at Spectrum Dermatology. Actinic keratosis presents as a scaly spot and is most often found on...

A suspicious spot or any other skin condition is often the catalyst for patients to first visit a dermatologist. Spectrum Dermatology offers diagnoses and treatments for a wide variety of skin conditions ranging from moles and lesions to warts, age spots, rashes, and cancer. Our...

If you are like a lot of Americans, COVID-19 has had you spending more time indoors and a lot less time commuting. Those two scenarios can lead to a false sense of safety when it comes to skin cancer and UV exposure, but at Spectrum...

At Spectrum Dermatology, we have always put the health and safety of our patients first—and right now is no exception. Our clinic has been abiding by the social distancing and self-isolation best practices as mandated by the state, but we are still here for you...

Most people know that skin cancer is caused by dangerous UV rays, whether from the sun or a tanning bed. You also know that annual skin checks from a dermatologist is an absolute must, and Spectrum Dermatology is always available for mole checks and to...

In the “digital era” there seems to be an app for everything, including identifying skin cancer. However, you don’t want to trust anyone but a dermatologist to keep you and your skin healthy. At Spectrum Dermatology, we recommend an annual “mole check” so that signs...

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,...