Tretinoin + Dermatology

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Tretinoin & Peeling

I am writing about Tretinoin usage. One of the side effects of using this medication is peeling of the skin. There are people who say that this is a... READ MORE

When will tretinoin stop making my face red, peel, and dry?

I used the product before only in a lower concentration 0.05 and it cleared out all my pimples w/in a month! After a year, I got breakouts. My derma... READ MORE

Best Way to Care for Skin During Tretinion Peeling?

Hi all I'm 27/female/ I've been using 0.25% tretinoin cream twice weekly for the past 8 weeks. I've never used it before so begun lowest strength.... READ MORE

What can I do to get rid of red marks on my face that are remnants of sebaceous cysts from months ago? (photos)

I have tried multiple over-the-counter creams and prescription creams, such as tretinoin, lightening creams, root salve, and benzoyl peroxide. They... READ MORE

Can ochronosis developed in 10 weeks with 4% hydroquinone use?

I used 4%hydroquinone + tretinoin + hydrocortisone for 10 weeks i apply it at night wash it in the morning and use a sunscreen but by the end of 10th... READ MORE

Are the small black dots on my face due to sun exposure? (photo)

I have noticed that I have developed some small black dots on my skin. I'm not sure what they are or if they are part of me. It just seems that with... READ MORE

Depilatory Cream and Tretinoin

I've been using tretinoin 0.25% for 7 months. When I want to get rid of facial hair I stop applyin the tretinoin for a week, then aply depilatory... READ MORE

Is tretinoin of any benefit to darker skinned patients?

I don't have acne or sun damage. My issues are pore size, and uneven skin tone. Tretinoin is extremely irritating and is causing peeling, redness and... READ MORE

Is there an antidote for toxicity caused by exposure to benzene metabolites (e.g.hydroquinone)& Retin-A (Vit A) via the dermis ?

MD's, Epedemiologists & Doctors - I'm a post graduate Analytical Toxicology student and am currently researching treatment for chemical poisons. I... READ MORE

Using Tretinion to Improve Uneven Skin Tone on my Face: Is This Possible, Based on my Photos?

I really want to improve my skin to look more uniform. Right now I am using tretinoin (started in November) and I can't really tell if my skin is... READ MORE

How do I use Retin-A, Benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid, and Vitamin C concurrently? (have heard that BP and tretinoin 'cancel')

Ive been using tretinoin 0.05% nightly for 6 months and no longer experience dryness/irritation from it. I use Vitamin C serum and 8% AHA gel in the... READ MORE

Is It Effective to Use Topical Tretinoin Followed Immediately by an AHA Cream at Night?

I use 0.05% tretinoin at night, and have a 4% AHA cream. I prefer to use my AHA cream at night as it makes my face a little shiny. Is it effective to... READ MORE

Is Retinol in Tretinoin Cream Destroyed by Any Light or Just by Ultraviolet Light?

Could you tell me please if retinol in tretinoin cream is destroyed by ANY light or by ultraviolet light only. I use the cream an hour before bed, so... READ MORE

Is Red Blotchy OIly Skin From Using Tretinoin Permanent?

I used tretinoin cream almost 3 months ago and I only used it 3 times. It has left me with red blotchy skin on my face. I didn't over use it (pea... READ MORE

Can Tretinoin Make Sunspots Worse?

I'm 43 and have been using Tretinoin cream for almost six months for acne. I have noticed over the past several months that light sunspots I had on my... READ MORE

Dosage and Treatment Period of Isotretinoin for Extremely Oily Skin?

I can see droplets of sebum on my nose in few mins after face wash and due to oily skin my pores are getting enlarged. Consulted many doctors in India... READ MORE

What Specialist Does Skin Grafting?

I used tretenoin and have had horrible results. My skin is now very fragile, so much so that I think I might need a skin graft. What kind of a... READ MORE

What is the Best Treatment for Acanthodians Nigricans?

I've just been recently diagnosed with heritary acanthodians Nigricans. I'm so upset I don't know what to do I've been referred to a dermotologist.... READ MORE

Trentinoin Worse for Redness if I Have Broken Capillaries and Rosacea?

I have some broken capillaries and roseacea. For some years I have used a weak strength of Trentinoin cream nightly. I see the benefits in terms of... READ MORE

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