Location: West Orange, NJ
Member since 11/21/2013


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Questions from Maven26

Why does this derm say he does not prescribe retinoids?

He gives an example of patient complaining of more wrinkles under eye after retinoid use. In another video, he purports that retinoids can thin the skin and make broken... READ MORE

Is it possible for tretinoin (retin-a, renova, etc) to deplete good subcutaneous fat when applied under eye?

I have been using .02mg of renova on the left eye orbital area up to the eyelash margin every night for almost 2 years. I had some fine lines and crows feet that have nearly... READ MORE

Recent comments from Maven26

I just wanted to clarify: Ziana has been tolerated well on the rest of my face (almost daily for 2 years) and I have seen excellent results. I am 38 and have no lines on my forehead--most people think I'm 30. It does flake your top... READ COMMENT

I used ziana .25 under my eyes and on crows feet. The retinoid spread to places I didn't have wrinkles have cracks and fine lines and NOW I have lines emerging from nowhere. I used ziana on my forehead for two years so then I tried... READ COMMENT