Do I need to stop using Tretinoin before have Laser Treatment for my acne scars?
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Discontinue tretinoin before laser treatments
Acne Scars and Laser Treatment
Acne scars are significantly helped from laser. You did not say which laser you were having done for your scars. Discontinuing Retin-A is only important if you are getting an ablative or non-ablative laser. I would recommend you discontinue Retin-A one week before your laser treatment. I love Fraxel and Ematrix for acne scars. My patients have had fantastic results. Make sure to find a board certified Dermatologist with a great deal of experience in Cosmetic dermatology for the best results.
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