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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by edeey in egypt alexandria
Certain topicals such as glycolic acid (which is the #4 or Exfoderm Forte in the Obagi NuDerm sysmte) or retin-A can help with pores. By cleaning out the pores they do make them look smaller. However, this is not as noticeable as the effects of laser resurfacing. If you want to start out conservatively, the Obagi system is a wonderful choice. The next step might be to do microdermabrasion or glycolic peels (a light chemical peel). If those are not satisfactory,...
It depends on the case. Sometimes we start out with OBAGI NuDerm if someone has pigmentation issues. The NuDerm will help pre-treat before the laser resurfacing, and also give a better result. However, many times if someone has very large pores, or acne scars, we will use the laser resurfacing and then go over home product maintenance after the procedure to keep the skin as firm and tight as possible. They both help with minimizing the appearance of large pores. OBAGI NuDerm is an 18 week...