Can isotretinoin (Pill) reducec(white) stretch marks and other scars?
North Greece, NY
2 years ago
my doctor gave me a prescription of 1 pill(20mg) per day as well as tretinoin cream also 1 per day. i know they can't completely remove stretch marks but will they reduce them?? my doctor said after 4 months ill see a 50 to 70% improvement, which i found a bit.. too good to be true to be honest
Doctor Answers 1
Stretch marks and tretinoin
Tretinoin (retin A) does not always work but it can definitely help stretch marks.
- Yes, you do need to keep it up for months.
- It works be repairing the damage to the deep skin layers.
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