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A Look at the Obagi360 System

Finding the right skincare line for your age and skin type can be a challenge, so it is helpful to schedule an appointment with a dermatologist to identify your unique skincare needs. By choosing a skincare line offered through your Tucson dermatologist’s office rather than settling for over-the-counter cleansers and moisturizers, you can ensure that […]

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Who Is a Good Candidate for Micro-Needling?

There are many non-surgical cosmetic treatments for the skin that work by triggering the body’s natural healing mechanisms, either through heat, radio waves, or some other type of physical stimulation. Micro-needling is a treatment that involves making very tiny punctures in the skin with a special handheld roller to kick start the body’s wound healing […]

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

The battle against unwanted facial and body hair is ongoing, and there are many different solutions that have been created to eliminate unsightly whiskers. Unfortunately, many of these hair removal solutions—including plucking, waxing, and shaving—are time-consuming, uncomfortable, and often associated with significant skin irritation. Plus, each of these strategies will have hair growing back within […]

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Common Causes of Premature Hair Loss

Generally hair loss is attributed to pattern baldness, which is a hereditary condition that tends to worsen throughout the aging process. However, hair loss can occur in younger individuals due to a variety of causes. This article will explore just a handful of the common conditions that may lead to hair loss at a younger […]

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Your Options for Getting Rid of Wrinkles

Wrinkles are an unavoidable part of the aging process, but they are not a sign of aging that you have to live with. Utilizing the cosmetic skincare services of Specialists in Dermatology, you can find the right solution to your fine lines and wrinkles to maintain a more youthful appearance at any age. Below you […]

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Healthy Skin in Tucson, AZ

Is CoolSculpting Right for You?

CoolSculpting is a revolutionary cosmetic procedure, which can help you tone problem areas of your body where stubborn fat has accumulated. With CoolSculpting, you can see results in your belly, hips, thighs, and love handles without a single surgical incision or need for anesthesia. CoolSculpting works by freezing fat cells to sculpt and tone treated […]

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Skincare Tips for Surviving Winter in Tucson

While the winters in Tucson are fairly mild in terms of low temperatures, they still can be hard on the skin with exceptionally dry air that may cause flakiness, redness, and other types of skin irritation. In the desert climate, you will always have to battle the weather to keep your skin from becoming too […]

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Latisse FAQs

Having insufficient lashes either in terms of lash length or thickness can be problematic for both aesthetic reasons and the health of your eyes, since the eyelashes are meant to keep irritants like dust and dirt out of the eyes. If you are struggling with eye irritation or cosmetic concerns related to a lack of […]

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New Year, New You

With the start of the New Year, you might be looking to refresh your look with the cosmetic skincare services that your Tucson dermatologist can offer. Whether you have made a resolution to get your body ready for bikini season or invest more time in your skincare routine to fight the aging process, there are […]

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What Are the Signs and Treatment Options for Warts?

Warts are benign (non-cancerous) and often harmless growths that appear on the surface of the skin. They are caused by a viral infection, which is often spread when skin is damaged in some way, such as a cut or burn. While warts will generally not threaten your overall health, they may still be treated to […]

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Vitamins to Help You Maintain Healthier Skin and Nails

The foods you eat can nourish your skin from the inside out, especially when you eat the right vitamins to repair damage and bring out the natural glow of your skin. Each of the vitamins listed below can be valuable nutrition for your skin, and you may find them not only in the food you […]

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Common Skin Rashes and Their Treatment

A rash is any type of irritation on the skin that causes a change in the color and texture of the skin in a given area. Rashes might also cause symptoms like itching, burning, and soreness, so they might require more immediate care. While some rashes are only minor irritations, others can be serious medical […]

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Getting the Facts About Melanoma

Living in Tucson where there are more than 300 days of sunshine each year, it is important to understand the threat of skin cancer and take preventive measures to limit harmful sun exposure. Melanoma is just one of many different types of skin cancer, but it tends to be the most worrisome, because it is […]

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Dermatology services in Tucson

Tips for Avoiding the Common Signs of Aging

There are a number of factors that will cause your skin to look weathered and worn over time, but it is possible to slow down the aging process, even if premature aging skin runs in your family. While genetics do play a role in your skin health and aging, your lifestyle habits will have a […]

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Ingredients to Avoid in Your Skincare Products

Your at-home skincare routine is integral to the health and beauty of your skin, but you could be doing significant damage to your skin without even knowing it if you select the wrong products to cleanse, exfoliate, and moisturize. Just like the food you eat, skincare products list ingredients that should be carefully inspected before […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Sunburn Treatment

With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Tucson is a prime spot for sun damage that can prematurely age the skin and lead to skin cancer. In the short-term sun exposure, can lead to painful burns that might require some specialized care at home. Moderate to severe sunburns can be highly irritating, so […]

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that changes the way skin cells regenerate, causing a buildup of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin that may lead to pain, irritation, and itchiness. There are several different types of psoriasis that may occur, and symptoms of each can vary from person to person. Still, […]

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Finding Relief from Dry Skin

If you suffer from itchy, flaky, and irritated dry skin, you may benefit from some changes to your skincare routine that can replenish moisture and protect your skin from damage. This article will offer a look at some of the best strategies for relieving the irritation of dry skin in the Tucson heat. Avoid hot […]

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Busting Myths About Anti-Aging Skin Treatment

When it comes to treating the common signs of aging, there are many products and treatments that make big claims in their ability to reverse the aging process and restore the beauty of youth. Additionally, there are a number of myths perpetuated about habits that can prevent the signs of aging. To clear up your […]

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What Can Botox Do for Your Skin?

Botox is among the most popular anti-aging cosmetic skin treatments, because it can provide dramatic results without a single surgical incision. Botox is an injectable solution that helps to relax the specific facial muscles that create folds in the skin that cause fine lines and wrinkles. While the results from Botox are temporary, continued use […]

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Dermatological skin care in Tucson, Arizona

Tips for Relieving Irritating Skin Allergies

When your allergies act up, you may have more symptoms than a runny nose and watery eyes. Skin allergies are incredibly common, and they may be the result of direct exposure with an allergen on the skin or the ingestion of a certain medication or food. With skin allergies, you might have eczema, hives, and […]

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Learning the Basics About Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are a safe, noninvasive solution to many of the common signs of aging. Over time, the natural layers of fat that provide volume to the face are lost, causing the skin to sag and develop lines, folds, and winkles. Dermal fillers replace these lost fat layers to restore your youthful visage; your dermatologist […]

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What Are the Downsides of Waxing and Shaving?

Waxing and shaving are two of the most common methods of hair removal. Although these methods are common, they have many downsides that include their cost in terms of money and time. Your dermatologist’s office has a better solution—laser hair removal allows you to enjoy long-lasting results with absolutely no effort at all. Cost Waxing […]

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Foods You Should Eat for Healthier Skin

Your body—including your skin—derives nutrition from the foods you eat. Thus, a healthy diet that includes essential vitamins and minerals will translate into healthier, more youthful, and more beautiful skin. Choosing the right foods for meals and snacks can keep your skin looking its best at any age, as well as help you manage dermatological […]

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Helping Your Skin Survive the Desert Summer

With temperatures soaring in the dry conditions of a typical Tucson summer, your skin may be suffering from dryness, breakouts, and irritation. If you struggle to maintain beautiful, healthy skin through the hot season, you might need to adjust your skincare routine to pamper your skin with moisture and limit sun damage. Along with the […]

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Knowing How Psoriasis Symptoms Can Change with the Seasons

If you are living with psoriasis, there are many factors that can affect the severity of your symptoms. One factor that can significantly influence psoriasis flare-ups is the weather outside, which is why you may notice that your symptoms subside during certain parts of the year. Below you can see exactly how psoriasis might change […]

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What You Should Know About Makeup and Your Skin Health

Most women wear makeup every day, but there are still many different myths and misconceptions about how makeup can affect your skin. Generally, makeup should not have a negative impact on your skin, since it is meant to highlight your best features and mask minor blemishes. Choosing the wrong type of makeup or using makeup […]

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How Does Micro-Needling Work?

If you are looking for a treatment that can remove fine lines, acne scars, or wrinkles, micro-needing is one of the most popular treatment options being used to address these issues today. Micro-needling is a non-invasive procedure that stimulates the skin to promote natural healing of scars and fine lines for a beautiful glow and […]

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What Can Be Done to Treat Facial Redness?

Facial redness can be caused by several different skin conditions such as rosacea, adult acne, or sun damage. In any case, redness can be a nuisance that keeps you from looking your best and feeling your most confident. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can reduce facial redness and provide your skin with a healthy […]

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Clinical and Holistic Solutions for Adult Acne

Adult acne can be a frustrating problem, especially when you are trying to decide how to treat it. Between medications with harsh side effects and seemingly endless home remedies for adult acne, you might not know what the best approach is to clear up your skin. At Specialists in Dermatology, we find that patients tend […]

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How Does Tissue Tightening Work?

While diet and exercise are the most effective measures for reducing fat and keeping a trim figure, there may still be pockets of fat that do not respond to any amount of gym time. When you are struggling to tone these areas of the arms, legs, hips, and belly, you might explore innovative tissue tightening […]

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Exploring Possible Triggers for Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that may cause redness, thickening of the skin, acne, and eye irritation, which will all take place in flare-ups that may be aggravated by certain triggers. The triggers and exact symptoms of rosacea will vary from patient to patient, but there are some more common potential triggers that will […]

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What Should You Do During a Hives Breakout?

Hives is a skin rash that typically lasts for fewer than 24 hours, but it can be incredibly irritating, or, in some cases, a sign of a serious allergic reaction. You can identify hives by the presence of itchy patches of red skin, which may be spread over a significant area of the body. When […]

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How Can EltaMD Protect Your Skin?

UV radiation is a major contributing factor to both premature signs of aging and the development of skin cancer. Thus, protecting your skin from UV radiation can help you look younger and stay healthier throughout your lifetime. Specialists in Dermatology proudly offers the EltaMD line of skincare products to protect your skin from UV radiation […]

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Taking a Closer Look at Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer; each year, more than 3.5 million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed. Originally developed in the 1930s, Mohs micrographic surgery is a surgical dermatology technique that has become one of the most effective treatment solutions for the removal of skin cancers. Keep reading to take […]

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Is Laser Hair Removal Worth the Cost?

Laser hair removal is a semi-permanent hair removal option available from your Tucson dermatologist. This technique uses laser light to target and disrupt hair follicles, resulting in a marked reduction in hair growth over time. Although not completely permanent, the results of your laser hair removal treatment will last six to twelve months; any hair […]

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Sick of Seeing Scars? Try One of These Treatments!

Scars form as a part of your body’s natural healing process. While scars are typically not a medical concern, they often pose cosmetic concerns. If you are unhappy with the appearance of scars, your Tucson dermatologist can offer a variety of treatment options to lessen or even eliminate the appearance of scars completely from your […]

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How CoolSculpting Reduces the Appearance of Stubborn Fat

Diet and exercise are the cornerstones of maintaining a healthy body. However, there are certain areas of fat inside the body that often resist even the most rigid of exercise regimens. CoolSculpting is a revolutionary cosmetic dermatology treatment that can help to eliminate areas of fat on the body for a slimmer, more sculpted figure. […]

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Check Out Some of Our Skin Care Products!

Caring for your skin every day will promote a brighter, more vibrant appearance and reduce signs of aging. Proper care for your skin hinges on using the right products for your needs; at Specialists in Dermatology, we are pleased to offer a wide range of the latest skin care products to our patients. Your dermatologist […]

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Skin Care Tips for Every Age

Caring for your skin is a process that changes as you age. If you want to get the healthiest, most youthful complexion, it is important to cater your skin care routine to your needs. Keep reading for tips for every age. Skin Care in Your 20s When you are in your 20s, you should make […]

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Why Sunscreen Is Important All Year Long

If you want to maintain a healthy and youthful complexion, it is important to take care of your skin throughout the year. A huge aspect of your skin care routine should be sunscreen. A lot of people only wear it during the summer, but the sun’s rays can be damaging during every season. Keep reading […]

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Winter Skin Care Tips

Colder weather can be very harsh on your skin. If you want to maintain your healthy, youthful complexion all year, it is important to pay special attention to your skin during the winter. Use the following tips to avoid winter skin issues: Visit the Dermatologist The first step toward improving your skin-care routine is to […]

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Is Laser Hair Removal Right for You?

With a quick visit to the dermatologist, you can get rid of unwanted hair for good. Laser hair removal is a safe and effective procedure that can help you get smooth, touchable skin. Learn more about the procedure to find out if it is the right option for you: You Want to Get Rid of […]

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What Causes Wrinkles?

Wrinkles prematurely age a face. If you understand what causes wrinkles, it is much easier to prevent them. Here’s more information about how wrinkles develop so you and your dermatologist can work together to maintain your clear, youthful complexion: The Normal Aging Process As the body ages, the outer layer of the skin cannot hold […]

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Developing a Daily Skin Care Routine

The way you care for your skin at home has a huge impact on the way it looks and feels. If you want to improve your complexion, it is important to start utilizing a daily care routine that works for your skin’s unique needs. Keep reading for more tips on caring for your skin. Visit […]

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Rosacea: Causes and Treatment Options

Rosacea is a common skin condition that usually affects people with lighter skin. In some people, rosacea causes frequent blushing and flushing. Other people suffer from large red pimples that usually show up in the center of the face. Keep reading to learn more about the causes and treatment options of rosacea. Rosacea Causes Scientists […]

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Reducing Cellulite with VASERsmooth

Your dermatologist offers a variety of services that can target your trouble zones and help you look and feel your best. If cellulite makes you feel uncomfortable, VASERsmooth can help. Keep reading to find out how. It Gets to the Root of the Problem Septae is a small part of the membrane that stands between […]

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An Overview of CoolSculpting

Cosmetic dermatology targets trouble areas that might decrease your confidence in your appearance. CoolSculpting utilizes state-of-the-art technology to freeze off stubborn fat pockets that are keeping you from your ideal body. If you are interested in changing your shape, keep reading to find out how CoolSculpting can help. Non-Surgical Results If you cannot get rid […]

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Benefits of Using SkinCeuticals

Everyone has different skin types that require different attention. If you want to improve the look and the feel of your skin, it is important to use products that target your specific needs. The SkinCeuticals product line is designed to help you get the healthiest skin based on legitimate scientific research. Keep reading to find […]

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Living with Eczema

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition characterized by episodes of skin irritation. The symptoms of eczema include a red, itchy rash that can appear anywhere on the body and dry, sensitive skin. Although this condition can improve with age, it affects both children and adults with varying severity. If you suffer from […]

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Adult Acne Treatment Options

Acne is a dermatological condition that affects the glands that produce oil in the skin. Although acne is not a dangerous condition, it can be embarrassing, unsightly, and leave scars that affect your self-confidence. Acne occurs primarily in adolescents and teenagers, but can persist into adulthood. There are a variety of adult acne treatment options […]

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Reasons to Visit a Dermatologist

Your health is important, and it’s up to you to make sure you take care of yourself so you can lead a long, happy life. If it has been a while since you have been to the dermatologist, or any doctor at all, now is the time to make an appointment. Your skin gets exposed […]

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Debunking Common Skin Care Myths

If you’re like many people, you probably know that taking good care of your skin can give you a healthy, younger appearance even as you get older. You should wear sunscreen every day to protect yourself against the sun’s harmful UV rays, practice a good at-home cleansing regimen, and see your dermatologist regularly to monitor […]

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Are You a Good Candidate for a Chemical Peel?

Do you feel like your facial skin is making you look older than you actually are? If you are unhappy with the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and scars on your skin, consider asking your cosmetic dermatologist if a chemical peel might be right for you. A chemical peel can improve the appearance of your […]

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A Look at Senior Skin Concerns

Aging is a normal and natural part of life. As you age, you can expect changes to happen in your body, so it’s essential to pay attention so that you can have a happy and healthy aging experience. In addition to changes in your internal organs, your skin can start to change as you get […]

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When Should You Have a Mole Checked?

Every person is unique and different, and has distinguishing characteristics that make him or her an individual. You may not realize it, but your skin is part of what makes you so unique. Freckles, moles, and other marks on your skin are a part of who you are, but these features are not always a […]

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Summer Skin Care Secrets

Summer has definitely arrived here in Tucson, and your skin may be feeling and showing the effects of the dry heat and scorching sunlight. You probably know that you should wear sunscreen every day whenever you’re going to go outside, even if it’s just for your daily commute, but that’s not the only thing you […]

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Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Your Skin

The sun can feel good on your skin, but it can also do a lot of damage. Your skin has some natural protection against the sun’s rays, but you’ll need assistance from a good sunscreen to keep your skin safe and healthy. Exposure to the sun can cause fine lines and wrinkles, sun spots, and […]

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Quick Skincare for Women on the Go

Women these days are busy and hard working. How hard working? Well in the 90’s women made up 47% of the workforce in the US. Flash forward to 2011, women now make up 60% of the work force, and that number has been climbing. So as schedules get busier, we ladies have to find ways to still look great on the go. A huge factor in looking great is our skin. So how do you take great care of your skin with a busy schedule?

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Diet and Skin – Yes, there’s a Connection

We all want healthy skin but we rarely consider all the factors in our skin’s health. We buy beauty, anti-aging, anti-acne, anti-everything products but we often to forget that we should also be focusing our buying habits on a healthy diet if we want to promote healthy skin. Simply put, everything we eat get broken down and used in our body, one of the places those pieces end up is in our skin cycle.

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Sun Block 101

So many clients come in the office asking about healthy skin and anti-aging and how to treat their “problematic” skin and while there are ways to address all of those present concerns the number one most important factor remains, protection. Most of the problems we face with our skin could have been either prevented all together or minimized by simply protecting our skin better in the first place. So what does that mean you ask?

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