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What is a good alternative to tretinoin cream while trying to conceive?

My husband and I are trying to conceive so I am looking for something that is similar to this but is safe for pregnancy.

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Glycolic & Salycilic Acid - Alternative to Retin A

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Hi Kirstin.  We love Gycolic and Salicylic acids as an alternative to Retin A, even if you are pregnant.  The exfoliating benefits are similar if a little less agressive with the Gly/Sal combination.  We have anything from a 2%/2% Gly/Sal wash up to a 20% Glycolic cream.  Hope this helps.


Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Alternatives to tretinoin cream while conceiving

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Good alternatives to tretinoin while trying to conceive, pregnant or nursing would be topical stabilized Vitamin C, glycol acid, coffee berry extract, and peptides. Best to speak with your dermatologist about the best skincare routine for your skin type. ~ Dr. Benjamin Barankin, Toronto Dermatology Centre.

Benjamin Barankin, MD
Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
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Retired A

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Entourage your pregnamcy
use sunscreen and favorite moisturizer
after delivery reevaluate
if there are any skin problems see your plastic sitgepn

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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