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Differin wrinkle treatment

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
I have: I have patients use cera ve cream. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Depends: on the nature, extent and duration of the hyperpigmentation.. I suggest letting your skin specialist determine when to begin Diferin.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katie Nguyen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Acne treatment : Acne is caused by overproduction of oil in the skin called sebum and from a bacteria called propiones acnes. The adapelene controls sebum and Clindamy... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No Rx for dark spots: You can try bleaching them with a hydroquinone-containing solution but don't overdo it. They fade with time. I hope you are able to manage your a... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Calhoun
Specializes in Dermatology
YES: This is a good combination treatment. The two medications work in different ways and therefore help each other out. The Adapalene can make you more ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erica Thomas
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Acne: Both can be effective, although through different actions. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is more effective with acne causing bacteria.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Adapalene: HealthTap providers have been directed not to endorse products or product lines. However, I have enclosed link to an article involving retinoid in ge... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Maybe: Differin is adapalene, a medication that is used for the treatment of acne. It can cause a temporary swelling of the skin but is not advocated for la... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
It is a retinoid: These creams have been shown to improve winkles but were primarily used for acne treatment. Many patients feel that their improvement faded after the... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
NO: only FDA approved for ACNE! I know of no "off label" use for wrinkles! Hope this is helpful! Dr z
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Minoli
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Consult treating doc: While differin gel (adapalene) likely will not have a great effect on photodynamic therapy or an interfering effect on the common photosensitizers tha... Read More

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