I keep hearing conflicting advice if using Retin A in the orbital area is recommended. I understand it can initially thin or dry out skin , before improving it. But some Dermatologists are recommending not using it at all above the orbital bone, saying it is too strong for that area and could cause long term damage. What is best?
Can Retin A 0.05% be used in the orbital area?
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Retinoid Repair Cream and
Retinoids, including Retin A and RR Retinoid Repair Cream, can be used around the eyes.
Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS
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