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Can Retin-A Stop Working Once Skin Has Developed a Tolerance to It?

I am 47, female, fair skin. I feel like I blew it back in 1984 when I was just 20 y.o. & first got a prescription of tretinoin for acne. MDs... READ MORE

Is Generic Retin A As Effective As Non Gereric?

I just read one doctors oppionion about strength and retin a , also , does gereric work and what is the best strength for a women in her 50;s??? READ MORE

What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it?

Please advise: What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it? Thank you very much,... READ MORE

Does Retin-A stop working over time?

I am 52. I used Retin-A for 10 year and the crepe-y skin ( cross-hatching of fine lines and thinning of the skin) under my eyes disappeared. Then it... READ MORE

Does Retin-A thin the skin over years of use? (photo)

I was just told by my board certified plastic surgeon that he no longer recommends Retin A as it thins the skin over time. I'm 53 and have used it... READ MORE

Is .04% Retin-A Micro effective for diminishing wrinkles?

I am 51 and was discussing anti-aging options with a dermatologist. He prescribed Retin-A Micro. When it arrived I saw that it was only .04%. While I... READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-A in Conjunction with Sculptra

I plan to start a programme of sculptra in two weeks time. Can I use Retin A in conjunction with sculptra. If so should I wait until I see the effects... READ MORE

Is it worth using Retin A once every week for anti-aging?

48 yo Asian wo. Retin A 0.025% for 8 yrs by PCP for hormonal acne. Even after all this time I still only use it once a week because I peel post 3-6... READ MORE

Is it okay to apply an AHA lotion and Retin-A cream on my face both at night?

I am using a 10% glycolic lotion and .08% tretition on my face at night and my skin is tolerating it well. My concern is that the glycolic lotion... READ MORE

I smoke and I am 47 and I am getting wrinkles around my eyes and I have been using Retin A will that help? (photo)

I smoke and have started to get wrinkles and I have started using retin a will it help? READ MORE

Using 0.01% Tretinoin gel, not really doing anything for me. (Photo)

I am a 45 year old African American. I was prescribe 0.01% Tretinoin gel and I've be using it for bout 2 months but it not doing much of nothing.... READ MORE

Can I continue to use the Retin A .1% and hydroquinone in summer? My melasma gets pretty bad.

Hi, I've been using Obagi Nuderm since last August. It's wonderful of course. My melasm gets pretty bad - I am 47 and even with strong sunscreen (50 -... READ MORE

I'm 50 yrs, using clear and tretinoin in night and clear sunscreen in day. Neck and eyes? (photos)

How long should I continue this treatment. I used it for 2 yrs about 4 yrs back but then when i stopped my skin was dull and showed prominent signs of... READ MORE

Can Desoximetasone cream be used on Retin-A treated skin?

I occasionally use Desoximetasone to treat skin irritation from razor burn, etc. I have recently started using Retin-A on my face. Is it ok to use... READ MORE

Retin-A and microneedling together? (Photo)

I'm a 50 yrs old white woman, with fair skin. I've been using Retin-A for a few months now, starting at 0.025 % and just now started at 0.05%. I wash... READ MORE

How long does Retin-A take to work for anti-aging?

I'll be 45 and am looking for anti-aging with Retin-A, especially around the eye area. How long does it take for thickening to happen? I'd like to... READ MORE

I get ingrown THICK Grey & Black hairs with infected pores along w/Whiteheads & blackheads. What recommendations would you give?

50 year old white male w/thick beard. Always had issues w/acne & ingrown hairs but was able to keep clear w/Salicylic Cleanser & Pads until... READ MORE

What will fade red mark on face after rash (possible perioral dermatitis)?

I am 48 year old female with a small rash/breakout on one side chin. I have had a few breakouts on same side of chin before (went away just by... READ MORE

Will prolonged use of Retin-A help with my hereditary dark circles? (photos)

I'm 50 years old and have noticed the skin around the eyes are much thinner and darker as I've become older. I also have noticed small bags especially... READ MORE

Is it really necessary to bump up the strengh of tretinoin?

Hello, I'm 48 years old and have always had great skin, often told I look like i'm in my late twenties. I have been using Retin A 0.05% 7 days a week... READ MORE

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