Retinol A Nightmare

I tried Retinol A as per my derm's recommendation...

I tried Retinol A as per my derm's recommendation - I did it at night off and on for about two weeks. I went for a run (about 8K) at around 6pm - it was sunny but not hot and although my run lasted only 40 minutes I am now living a nightmare with my face! I have aged myself about 20 yrs as my eyes are extremely wrinkly and crepey and I have red leathery patches along my cheeks! I (like most people on this forum) have spent thousands of dollars on a mid-lift face lift, bleph surgery, fillers and Botox, but I've ruined all this with a $100 tube of skinceauticals retinol ointment - please people - if you value your skin DO NOT USE RETIN A for anything!! it is not worth it - no matter what others say. I hate looking in the mirror now, I used to be blessed with a pretty face that has a much younger look - now these deep retin wrinkles make me look like I'm a hundred years old - I cannot even disguise them with make up! I've been moisturizing my face like mad trying to erase the damage. I'm currently using Vitamin E oil from the caplets right on my face, as well as pro-derm light moisturizer for sensitive skin and flower fairy herbal healing balm - hopefully I can return my skin to normal again *sigh - I'm so depressed over this :(

It's been a month since the retinal disaster and...

it's been a month since the retinal disaster and those hideous wrinkles caused by the retin A cream are still there - looks like I permanently ruined my face with retin a - so depressed.

Wrinkles after Retin A still haven't resolved -...

Wrinkles after Retin A still haven't resolved - looks like permanent damage :(

The retinol has completely ruined my face - even...

the retinol has completely ruined my face - even with a very good moisturizing routine along with vitamin E and rosehip oil and top of the line moisturizers from y dermatologist, I cannot erase the wrinkled and damaged skin caused by the retinol - the stuff is garbage and belongs in the trash can.
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