Synergy of Retin-A with Other Procedures?

Is Retin-A especially synergistic with any particular skin procedure, e.g. microdermabrasion, TCA chemical peel?

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Retin A

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Retin A used frequently as part of medical skin care products. It is also used to prepair the skin for chemical peels and laser resurfacing

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Retin A Synergy with other Skin Rejuvenation Procedures

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Retin A synchronizes the rate at which skin cells move from the deepest layers of the Dermis to be shed though the upper layers of the epidermis  and thickens the dermis resulting in smoothing of fine wrinkles. Healing of many skn resurfacing procedures is hastened by pre-treatment  with Retin A. 

Peter A. Aldea, MD
Memphis Plastic Surgeon

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