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glabella frown lines Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Are injections in the glabella and frown lines safe?

November 27, 2018
Again… I know I sound repetitive on this, but you all ask the best questions! There’s a lot of conflicting information on this out there, and I’ll try to sort it out for you all. The glabella is the lower...
dry flakey skin Dr. Irwin answers on skintour

4 fixes for really dry flakey skin

November 21, 2018
I’m so glad you asked this!! Here are the top 4 reasons for really dry flakey skin and their fixes.  🙂 1.  Sensitive skin and irritant skin reactions Some people have very sensitive skin and are dry and flakey due...
red dots under eyes Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Red dots under eyes after crying, vomiting, or a headstand

November 15, 2018
It’s surprising how common this is, and how much it bothers people when it happens. I think it generates fear that something is terribly wrong. So just to reassure everyone, 99.9% of the time, it’s completely normal. It’s because any...
long lasting fillers Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

What are the longest lasting fillers?

November 13, 2018
This is a common question and definately a reasonable one! When fillers are skillfully done, by someone with a good aesthetic eye, they can truly bring some joy. Many patients feel like they “look like themselves again” or that they...
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