Surgical Dermatology

Protecting skin from UV damage can and should begin at birth. Spectrum Dermatology is available to help keep you and your newborn’s skin healthy and to minimize the odds of developing skin cancer. The best way to prevent skin cancer—which 20 percent of adults will...

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the country, and it’s also 100 percent preventable. Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone to schedule annual skin checks because this is the best way to catch and treat skin cancer as early as possible. An incredible...

There are various types of skin cancer, and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) often presents in ways that people mistakenly take as harmless. Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone, regardless of sun exposure history or skin color, to schedule a yearly skin check. This is the best way...

Many people haven’t heard of actinic keratosis even though it is a very common, and usually benign, skin condition. It is one of the most common reasons patients come to Spectrum Dermatology, though initially patients confuse actinic keratosis—or AK—with sun damage, age spots, or liver...

There are more than 3,000 skin conditions, so it is very easy to confuse them unless you are a dermatologist. Spectrum Dermatology offers both medical and cosmetic dermatological care, and the first step is ensuring you have a correct diagnosis. Most people have seen a...

You have probably been told that checking for the ABCDEs of moles is the right approach for gauging if a mole could be cancerous or pre-cancerous. That should certainly be practiced with monthly skin checks at home coupled with an annual mole check from the...

A dermatologist is a doctor who cares for your skin, which is the largest organ of the body. Spectrum Dermatology offers both medical and cosmetic dermatology care, and since there are over 3,000 types of skin issues these two branches of dermatology can sometimes overlap....

Many people are choosing to cancel or postpone what they deem non-emergency medical appointments in the midst of COVID-19. In some situations this can be a good idea, but in others—such as when it comes to getting skin cancer checks—it can be very dangerous. Spectrum...

Whether you call them moles, brown spots, or beauty marks, these concentrated areas of pigment can be found on almost any person. Most are harmless, but everyone should schedule an annual “mole check” with Spectrum Dermatology so that any suspicious, pre-cancerous, or cancerous moles can...