Retin-A for New, Red Stretch Marks... - Palm Beach, FL

I got a breast augmentation to correct breast...

I got a breast augmentation to correct breast asymmetry. I ended up with severe stretch marks all over my breasts. I did some research and discovered that my fav creme, Retin-A, which I already use on my face, works to improve the appearance of these nasty creatures. I couldn't find many reviews of the product when used for stretch marks so I figured I'd try to help out.
The thing about Retin A is that it takes a good while to work, but I've got all summer. I'm going to try the product for at least 3 months on my stretch marks before I give up, maybe longer. It took about 6 months for Retin A to totally clear up my acne-prone skin, which now looks fabulous. What it does is boost collagen production and constrict blood vessels, reducing redness and encouraging a smoother, firmer skin tone.
I am going to my dermatologist on Monday and will double check that my Retin-A micro (0.1%) is a-okay for my boob skin. Should be fine according to my research. Retin-A only works on fresh stretch marks (marks that are still red/purple).
Wish me luck!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do NOT use Retin-A on stretch marks if you're pregnant or breastfeeding, it potentially causes birth defects!!
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Yes, Retin A will help in conjunction with dermarolling.
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Your surgeon did an awesome job!
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Good tits! Congratulations!
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Wish this was around when I gave birth to my son 30 years ago! I would have used it immediately. Do you think there is any hope for, umm, older stretch marks? I always thought about trying it but I do worry it will get all flaky, like my face tends to get, when I've use Retin-A in the past.
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How often do they suggest it be applied?
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Oh, I'm glad you started this review!! I will be so interesting to see how it goes for you. I'll be hoping you see some really nice results!

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I just developed some new ones after my tummy tuck!! Am considering the same use of rerun a
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If you do try it please start a review so we can hear how it goes. Hopefully Sleepless in Turquoise will pop back on and update us on how she is doing. :) 

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