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A 46-year-old male asked:

How many days after microdermabrasion can i use retin-a and hydroquinone? thanks.

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Ask dermatologist: Who performed the procedure. Since Retin A (tretinoin) is a potent agent which makes your skin peel I would imagine that he would recommend holding off until your skin is recovered fully from the surgery.
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