Holiday Donations

 Dear readers,

Some of you may want to honor a loved one by giving to a charity that means something to them personally. Here are some suggestions:

1) Camp Discovery – a camp for children with serious skin diseases.  Go to, – click on ‘For the Public’ and click on the camp to donate.  Run by the American Academy of Dermatology.  

2) Melanoma Research Foundation – go to  Donations for melanoma research.

3) National Psoriasis Foundation – go to There are several places on the site to donate to psoriasis research.

Thank you all so much for visiting SkinTour!  Happy holidays! Dr. Irwin

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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