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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can i use retin a (tretinoin) on my skin to remove dark spots , and if i can which type i use ?

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Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
Urgent Care 28 years experience
Spots off: In combination with a skin lightener such as Hydroquinone you can gradually lighten using tretinoin (Retin A) all over face, and spot treat spots, to just lighten spots or treat all over. Avoid additional sun exposure. Adding Intense Pulse Light Treatments to the above regimen will greatly accelerate your results.
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Last updated Mar 19, 2016

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