Patients with localized acne having a few persistent acneiform lesions can effectively use Retin A in their problem areas rather than treating the entire face. However, many patients do experience many benefits besides acne reduction using it on their entire face. As always, it is recommended to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate your skin and tailor a treatment regimen that is right for you.
Can Retin a Be Applied Only on the Acne Scars & Not on the Whole Face?
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