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Platelet Rich Plasma Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Is Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix – PRPFM for you?

March 26, 2019
Part 1 of 2 on Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in skin Platelet Rich Plasma has been used for years in Orthopedics, and interestingly, in veterinary medicine. Tendons and ligaments are directly injected to speed the healing of injuries. Remarkable results,...
sun spots Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Covering sun spots on the legs

March 21, 2019
You’re so right, the spray tans often just darken them, which looks worse. I love that you AREN’T tanning any more. Your skin thanks you, and so do I! And we all love seeing women (and men) empowered and comfortable...
Botox and fillers Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Bad reaction to Botox and fillers

March 19, 2019
My heart goes out to you on this one. Please hang in there, and you may need to go to a larger city to get help. I know it’s a crazy world for non invasive skin improvement and aging prevention...
Renova Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Renova discontinued. Where to get a good, reasonable retinoid?

March 14, 2019
I know!! And I’m as mad as all of you about it. Having used Renova for about that many years also, it’s now super expensive or impossible to find. I will never understand the workings of big pharma execs minds...
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