Retin A for Acne Scars: Causing New Pits
Cons: Scars looking deeper. Some open pores have...
- 14 Aug 2009
Cons: Scars looking deeper. Some open pores have now developed into shallow pits.
Why I did it: To get rid of my shallow scars (which are very superficial and look more like wrinkly base)
I have acne scars (it is funny that I got these scars in the region where I NEVER had pimples, is it possible? Or it could be some other allergy and not acne scars?)
These scars are exteremely shallow and look like wrinkly abse or very very shallow pits. On my derm recommendation, I have been using Retin A for 3 weeks now. My wrinkled scars are looking deeper after using.Is it normal for the scars to look deeper before they start leveling? Is it a normal way of functioning of Retin A? Also, after using Retin A some of my open pores (because of my oily skin) have developed shallow pits. Is this reaction common and will these pits disappear with Retin A overtime?
The side effects that I am facing speak for themselves...