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Does Retin A Help Large Pores?

I have enlarged pores from obsessively picking at blackheads. Do you think Retin-A would be able to help in my case?

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Retin-A will not reduce pore size

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Retin-A has no effect on the size of pores.  There is no way to actually reduce the size of pores.  Pores are the size that they need to release the sebum and oil.  Superficial exfoliation can seem to reduce the cellular debris around the pores making their appearance seem smaller.  

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