Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD
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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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Hi, I’m Dr. Irwin. I believe that consumers deserve a medically trained and unbiased skincare advocate.

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Can you combine fillers - getting multiple kinds on the same day? Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

Combining fillers: Can Sculptra be used with Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane or other hyaluronic acid fillers?

March 1, 2018
Good question!   Confusion reigns about which fillers can be combined in the same treatment and what can’t. There is almost no science on this, so my opinions are based on a lot of experience, and talking to my colleagues about...
Face scars from acne and picking - finding a treatment plan that actually works - by Dr. Brandith Irwin on SkinTour

Face scars from picking or acne. What to do if you’re not seeing results from lasers and treatments

February 28, 2018
Thank you for writing and sharing your story.  We see this all too often when a treatment plan is put together, but there’s no one checking to see if it’s working!  Regarding your question about facial scarring, I’m not clear...
Laser Treatment - is heat safe on the skin? Dr. Brandith Irwin answers

Heat and your skin: Can lasers, IPLs, or hot water damage the skin?

February 22, 2018
Thank you!   Skin care on the web is not immune from rumors and fake news (ok since this term is clearly overused…maybe I’ll stop) :). Let’s tackle these questions about heat and your skin separately. Laser heat – is it...
Teenage acne - dealing with dry and oily skin. Dr. Irwin's tips on skinTour

Tips for a teenager with combination skin and acne.

February 21, 2018
Acne is a lot more complicated than many people think!   Anyone who’s really had or has acne knows this.  Especially tough, is the combination of dry skin and acne, because many of the effective acne meds dry skin more.   Acne...
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