Brown Spots

I’m hearing a lot of frustration about brown spots among my patients and SkinTour users. Why can’t they just be easily removed???

Here’s why – there are many different kinds of brown spots even though some of them may look the same! Of the raised brown spots you have moles, seborrheic keratoses (I call these little barnacles), some skin cancers, skin tags, some cysts, etc. Of the flat brown spots, you have lentigoes (lentigines), some moles, some skin cancers, melasma, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, birthmarks etc.

The treatment of these depends on what they are. So the very first step is to get an accurate diagnosis of them from your doctor.

See Dr. Irwin’s article on Brown Spots

See Dr. Irwin’s article on Moles, Lumps, and Bumps

See Dr. Irwin’s new article on Selphyl – the "vampire lift."

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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