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Can You Use Benzoyl Peroxide As Spot Treatment on Blackheads on Nose and Retin a on Face Same Time?

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Combining Topical Retinoids and Benzoyl Peroxide

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Topical retinoids can be effectively combined with benzoyl peroxide in many patients acne regimens.  There is an acne topical called Epiduo that combines adapalene (a topical retinoid like medicine) and benzoyl peroxide for once a day application, which I frequently prescribe in both my The Woodlands and Conroe dermatology offices.


Houston Dermatologist

Black heads

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Treat black heads with frequent washing of the face several times during the day. Use claresonic brush routinely.

Use retin A. and can use benzoil perroxide.

Add facials once or twice a months initially then once a months.

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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