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At 55 what are ways to hide large pores and get rid of blackheads?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
Please see a Dermatologist for a thorough examination and recommendations for treatment.
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Last updated Feb 7, 2022

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