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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to build up the strength of my skin? 45 y/o looking to thicken/strengthen skin, esp around eyes.

I feel like my skin is too delicate and sensitive and needs strength, maybe collagen. I've been told maybe Obagi .05 Retin-A & Obagi Blender FX... 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 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

Will this strength of tretinoin be with benefit?

Started tretinoin gel 0.01% for my 50 y.o skin. Had been on Differin gel 0.3 % for about a decade. Thank you, Mimi 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

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

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

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