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aesthetic dermatology Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

Reducing discomfort/pain with dermatologic aesthetic procedures

February 26, 2019
Thank you! And who likes pain? Unless it’s for a soul cycle/spin hour, not too many people I know. 🙂 Especially if it involves needles or lasers, so consequently good clinics really do their best to make their patients as...
facelift Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

To facelift or not to facelift… that is the question! (Apology to William Shakespeare)

February 22, 2019
I love that you wrote this because it touches on an issue many of us think about. Is there a time when a facelift makes more sense than nonsurgical options? You all know me, I’ve written two books on this;...
Non surgical skin tightening Dr. Irwin answers on skintour.

Non surgical skin tightening of the lower face

February 19, 2019
So glad you asked this. It comes up often. When we think about it… why do we want tightening? It’s really because we are perceiving sagging! Most of our patients point to the jowl area when they are talking about...
Facial hair removal Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Safe facial hair removal for all skin types

February 14, 2019
Basically, we all have 4 options for facial hair removal which are: Laser hair removal Waxing or plucking Electrolysis Dermaplaning and shaving Cream hair removal In our perfect world (don’t we wish?), the hair would come out at the root, and...
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