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Can Retin-A Clear Dark Marks and Even out Discoloration?

Can Retin-A Clear Dark Marks and Even out Discoloration? READ MORE

Dark spots on my cheeks, uneven skin tone, fine lines & obvious pores. Is Tretinoin enough or do I also need Tri-luma? (Photo)

Picture shows the concentration of dark spots (side that is exposed to sun mostly whilst driving). Notice too the fine lines by my lips/mouth. I use... READ MORE

I'm already using Retin-A 0.025 and wish to add Hydroquinone 2% to diminish dark spots. Can I use Hydroquinone in the morning?

I've been using RetinA 0.025% for years (3 to 6 days/week at bedtime) and would like to add Murad serum (with 2% hydroquinone) to help diminish dark... READ MORE

Can you recommend an effective OTC cream or lotion to remove black spots and tighten the skin on back of the hands?

I was prescribed Retin A for the black spots on my back of hands but my insurance does not cover it. Can you recommend an effective OTC cream or... READ MORE

I have dark spots on my forehead, cheeks and chin. How can I get rid of them?

I am Indian living in Canada and have very dark spots on my forehead cheeks and chin I went through fraxel but the results were worst. I took care of... READ MORE

What are the different uses for Retin-A Micro VS. Retin-A cream 0.025%?

What is the difference between Retin-A cream 0.025% and Retin-A Micro 0.04%? I have both and have used them for acne at different times but now I'd... READ MORE

Small Scar treatment. Any suggestions? (photos)

I was told to use retin-a on the scar I have rather than have fractional co2 laser treatment. The scar isn't big and what bothers me is just a smaller... READ MORE

Should I continue using retinol A & a brightening complex, even if this irritates my skin & I ended up with more dark spots?

I started using a brightening complex twice daily & retinol A 0.5% 2xper week for dark spots & melasma 3 months ago. I have very sensitive skin &... READ MORE

Why has my skin gotten worse since I used 0.25 tretinoin cream on my face ?

I been using this cream for 6 weeks I was told I should see improvement by 6 weeks and it seem to have gotten a lot worse. I am also taking a... READ MORE

Will a Retin A help my dark spots & mild acne? I am on Spironolactone to help with the Hirsutism.

Excess facial hair, acne and skin discoloration. Will Retin A improve my appearance? Will insurance cover these type of treatments? READ MORE

Will Retin-A help with PCOS skin issues?

I have very mild acne,  dark spots and hirutism from PCOS, will Retin-A help? Does insurance cover it? I am taking Spironolactone to help with... READ MORE

Can I use hydroquinone 4 and retin a for dark spots

I have acne for about 5 months and now i am suffering with acne spots on my cheeks i decided to use hydroquinone 4 and retin a. Can i use them at... READ MORE

ACNE and PIH: Retin-A, Salicylic acid and Vitamin C?

Hi doctors, I've been using retin-a 0.5 and have been tolerating night use of it, I always moisturize and wear sunscreen, It has improved my acne, but... READ MORE

Clearing Black Patches/Black marks left by Acne with Retin-A? (photos)

I have been having acne issue a lot off late. Have been taking lot of measure to avoid the same. Washing face thrice a day, changing pillow covers,... READ MORE

I used Retin-A and it caused dark spots; will they disappear?

I'm 23 male and i suffer from comedonal acne for around 4 years . I visited a doctor and she gave me accutane but i was afraid of using it . Also i... READ MORE

If I stop using Retin A cream on my face, will acne scars, dark spots and redness from acne scars come back?

If I stop using Retin A cream on my face, will acne scars, dark spots and redness from acne scars come back? I want to ask the same question with... READ MORE

May I use vitamin c serum and Retin A after liquid nitrogen treatment for a small dark spot? (Photo)

I am wondering if I can carry on with my skincare routine vitamin c serum/sunscreen in the am and retin a in the pm followed by night cream or do I... READ MORE

Used Retin-A and then had a chemical peel; now have some dark spots. Will these fade away over time? How should I treat it?

So I used Retin-a, only applied a peal size to affected area. Same week, I had a chemical peel. My face has some visible darker areas now. Local... READ MORE

Do Retin -A gel 0.04 is the right thing for blemishes ? (photos)

I got these dark spots on my cheeks 3 months ago, after using Retin -A for 16 days marks became even darker. Will it work for my marks ? READ MORE

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