Will Retin A or some other retinoid tighten my loose skin? (Photo)
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Saggy skin after massaging
However, I have a number of patients in there yourth having Pellevé treatments to prevent aging of their skin, and to tighten the little bit of laxity they have. Starting before it becomes severe goes a long way toward preventing the skin from ever sagging more severely later.
I do hope this is helpful! All the best, Dr. Clark
Normal skin laxity
I don't believe that retinoid creams will help change that.
There is slight tightening of the skin with routine use of retinoids.
Facial massage appeared to loosen the skin
The photo does not show skin loosening - it is normal to be able to pull the skin from the face.
Retin A can improve fine lines and wrinkles, acne and slightly tighten the skin.
I doubt you need it - but do stay away from facial massage because it has no benefit.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope you find this information helpful Best wishes.
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