Can Retin A 0.05% be used in the orbital area?

I keep hearing conflicting advice if using Retin A in the orbital area is recommended. I understand it can initially thin or dry out skin , before improving it. But some Dermatologists are recommending not using it at all above the orbital bone, saying it is too strong for that area and could cause long term damage. What is best?

Doctor Answers 1

Retinoid Repair Cream and

Retinoids, including Retin A and RR Retinoid Repair Cream, can be used around the eyes.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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