VI Peel and Retin-a?

How long afterwards can i continue use of Retin-A ,also had facial one Week after peel

Doctor Answers (2)

Using Retin -A after a Vi Peel

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In my practice I usually tell patients that they can resume application of Retin A or other retinoids 1 week after a Vi Peel assuming that the peeling has stopped at that time.  We usually advise patients to stop the retinoid 3 days before a facial.  Always check with the person who is treating you.


New York Dermatologist
3.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

Hello

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We usually tell our patients to wait at least 2 weeks before starting Retin-A. Each practice is different you should ask the doctor that applied the peel.

 

Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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