Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD
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Sagging skin under the chin - causes and treatments by Dr. Irwin on SkinTour

Sagging skin under the chin – what can I do?

September 2, 2016
Don’t you love just love the names for this: turkey wattles, jowls, etc? They all just sound awful! Anyways, here’s the first thing you need to figure out; and you may need your doctor’s help. You have to figure out first...
Laser procedures on top of fillers - is it ok for nose and cheek area?

Could laser procedures break down the filler in my cheeks and nasolabial folds?

August 31, 2016
Let’s think about the science first, and then the common sense part. There’s really no science, that I know of, that would support this. Also, if you think about where the filler is placed in the skin and where the...
fillers

If you’ve had a bad reaction from a filler (especially eye area), can you ever have filler in the area again?

August 24, 2016
I’m glad you wrote and my heart goes out to you on this one. Unfortunately readers on SkinTour often write about having a bad reaction from a filler or some such problem; and we often fix these problems (from other...
Seborrheic keratoses on back - causes and treatments

Preventing and treating benign “barnacles” (seborrheic keratoses) on the body

August 20, 2016
What causes seborrheic keratoses, anyway?  Some people have a genetic form (usually the multiple tiny ones on the face and neck) and you may notice that sun exposed areas tend to accumulate more. Please don’t self diagnose!  If you have any...
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