Age 45-54 + Retin-A

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Can Retin-A Stop Working Once Skin Has Developed a Tolerance to It?

I am 47, female, fair skin. I feel like I blew it back in 1984 when I was just 20 y.o. & first got a prescription of tretinoin for acne. MDs... READ MORE

Is Generic Retin A As Effective As Non Gereric?

I just read one doctors oppionion about strength and retin a , also , does gereric work and what is the best strength for a women in her 50;s??? READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-A in Conjunction with Sculptra

I plan to start a programme of sculptra in two weeks time. Can I use Retin A in conjunction with sculptra. If so should I wait until I see the effects... READ MORE

What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it?

Please advise: What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it? Thank you very much,... READ MORE

Does Retin-A stop working over time?

I am 52. I used Retin-A for 10 year and the crepe-y skin ( cross-hatching of fine lines and thinning of the skin) under my eyes disappeared. Then it... READ MORE

Is .04% Retin-A Micro effective for diminishing wrinkles?

I am 51 and was discussing anti-aging options with a dermatologist. He prescribed Retin-A Micro. When it arrived I saw that it was only .04%. While I... READ MORE

Does Retin-A thin the skin over years of use? (photo)

I was just told by my board certified plastic surgeon that he no longer recommends Retin A as it thins the skin over time. I'm 53 and have used it... READ MORE

Is it worth using Retin A once every week for anti-aging?

48 yo Asian wo. Retin A 0.025% for 8 yrs by PCP for hormonal acne. Even after all this time I still only use it once a week because I peel post 3-6... READ MORE

Can Desoximetasone cream be used on Retin-A treated skin?

I occasionally use Desoximetasone to treat skin irritation from razor burn, etc. I have recently started using Retin-A on my face. Is it ok to use... READ MORE

I'm 50 yrs, using clear and tretinoin in night and clear sunscreen in day. Neck and eyes? (photos)

How long should I continue this treatment. I used it for 2 yrs about 4 yrs back but then when i stopped my skin was dull and showed prominent signs of... READ MORE

Types of Retin A?

My dermatologist gave me a prescription for Retin A .1% gel microspheres. It is almost 2 times the cost of the no microshere type, is there a... READ MORE

Can I continue to use the Retin A .1% and hydroquinone in summer? My melasma gets pretty bad.

Hi, I've been using Obagi Nuderm since last August. It's wonderful of course. My melasm gets pretty bad - I am 47 and even with strong sunscreen (50 -... READ MORE

I get ingrown THICK Grey & Black hairs with infected pores along w/Whiteheads & blackheads. What recommendations would you give?

50 year old white male w/thick beard. Always had issues w/acne & ingrown hairs but was able to keep clear w/Salicylic Cleanser & Pads until... READ MORE

When Can I Use Retin A After Microlaser Peel of 4 Microns?

I am 50 and had a microlaser peel of 4 microns 8 days ago. LOVE the results but need to find a new doctor because of move. When can I start using... READ MORE

Retin-A increases eye wrinkles? (Photo)

Hi, I started using Tretinoin 0.025% 10/15/14, 10 days ago and I have noticed more lines under my eyes and deeper. Please tell me should I stop using... READ MORE

What will fade red mark on face after rash (possible perioral dermatitis)?

I am 48 year old female with a small rash/breakout on one side chin. I have had a few breakouts on same side of chin before (went away just by... READ MORE

I'm 47 male, got sick with fever. Now I have zits all over my face where I have hair. Why won't they go away?

I have been cleaning my face daily with cleaning products never had acne now I can't get rid of it the zits are mostly in places where hair grows my... READ MORE

I'm 53, I have been using Retin-A 0.1 percent for ten years.

I've been using olive oil lately to moisturize afterwards. Is this canceling out the Retin A because it's so heavy? My skin is flaking more. READ MORE

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