Acne + Retin-A

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Is It Okay to Use 0.1 Percent Retin-A As Anti-aging Treatment?

Hi, I just started using Retin-A 0.1% as an anti-aging treatment my skin feels fine--no burning, etc. On other sites they say, 0.025% Retin-A is... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Metrogel and Retin-A at the Same Time?

I use Metrogel for my Rosacea in the morning, and before I go to bed, I use Retin-A Micro for my acne. Is it OK to be using these two treatments at... READ MORE

Why Does Retin-A Cream Contain Isopropyl Myristate? Isn't that considered highly comedogenic?

Why do they put a highly comedogenic ingredient in an acne treatment? Won't this clog the pores and cause further breakouts? READ MORE

Using Retinoids, Antioxidants, Moisturisers Together?

I have been prescribed Retin-A 0.01% for acne, collagen and elastin production. I have also recently purchased the highly touted Bellaplex, plus... READ MORE

What is the Least You Can Use Retin-A for It to Work?

I have red-head skin, and I've just started using Retin-A for acne and wrinkle purposes. I'm using the 0.025% gel, but it is still making my... READ MORE

What is Better for Acne and Reducing Blemishes or Scars? Epiduo, Differin, or Retin A?

I am in my 30s and I still get acne clpar to the time that I am menstruating. I'm used to use Differin years ago, and when I visited my Drmarologist... READ MORE

How Effective is Retin-A Alone?

I am an African American, 45 years old, and have excessively oily and sensitive facial skin. I have researched Accutane, Retin-A and even Diane 35.... READ MORE

Will Retin-A Also Help with Wrinkles?

Will Retin-A that was prescribed for my acne, also help with wrinkle? READ MORE

I Am Getting Pimples After Using Retin a .05% Cream, Should I Discontinue Using?

I have been using retin a .05% cream for the past 10 days. every 2 or 3 days i get a new pimple... am getting desperate now.. should i continue using... READ MORE

Can I Treat my PIH with Retin-A/Hydroquinone While I'm Still Using Benzol Peroxide?

I recently received some great answers from doctors on this site about how to treat my PIH. I have decided that a combination of glycolic peels and... READ MORE

Retin A Micro Skin Shedding?

Hello All, I recently went on Retin A micro 0.1% and had light acne however have Ice Pick scars and enlarged pores. While on this, Id say a week my... READ MORE

Will Retin-A Before and After TCA Cause More Breakouts?

I'll be doing a 12.5% TCA soon for acne/acne scarring. Web advice is to use Retin-A 2 weeks prior and restart 1 week post-peel. I was always told to... READ MORE

How Many Nights a Week Should I Use Retin-A (For Aging and Acne) if I Have Rosacea?

My skin isn't particularly sensitive; i've developed a reistance to retinol over the years but I do have mild rosacea and was told that Retin-A would... READ MORE

Retin a on Asian Skin?

Will retin a work for me if I have southeast asian skin? ( light brown ) I'm battling moderate acne and some acne marks and scars. READ MORE

How Long Does It Typically Take to See Anti-aging and or Acne Fighting Effects of Retina-A?

I've been using retina-A cream for about 2 months now for both of these problems and not seen any real results. READ MORE

Does Retin A Brand Atralin 0.05% Work Good for Acne All over Face?

I've been using Retin-A brand Atralin for 5 weeks and am not seeing any improvement in my skin. My dermatologist gave this to me and said to use... READ MORE

How/when to Stop Using Retin-A?

When I stopped using Retin-A after all the acne on my face had vanished, it started to come back. Then, I started to use it again and now after 8weeks... READ MORE

Alternative Treatment to Renova for Acne?

I'm using Renova and am looking to switch to higher strength/different brand. I am 41 and have been using Renova 0.2% for over a year.I am... READ MORE

Can Retin-A Micro Be Used with Metrogel?

I find that the Metrogel really helps my rosacea, but need Retin-A for acne so can I use both? On different times of course. READ MORE

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