I've been using retin-a for about 8 weeks now and my pores look very large they look like pockmarks and actually my skin looks thicker is this normal and will it get better.
Is It Normal for Your Pores to Look Large at First with Retin -a?
Doctor Answers 1
Retin A can cause swelling of the skin. This may give you the appearance of lage pores. When the swelling phase subsides then the pore size will go back to normal.
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