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Does retin-a work differently from accutane?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

Retina is a topical which unclogs blackheads amd whiteheads.
Accutane is an internal drug which works on shrinking the overactive oil glands.

In brief: Yes

Retina is a topical which unclogs blackheads amd whiteheads.
Accutane is an internal drug which works on shrinking the overactive oil glands.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Norman Pastorek
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Retin-A is a topical

Retin-a is applied topically and is available in various strengths for managing the effects of aging skin.
Accutane is an oral medication. It is very powerful in its ability to control cystic acne. It has many advantages, but many side effects, . It can only be prescribed by someone who is familiar with the drug and can monitor the patient.

In brief: Retin-A is a topical

Retin-a is applied topically and is available in various strengths for managing the effects of aging skin.
Accutane is an oral medication. It is very powerful in its ability to control cystic acne. It has many advantages, but many side effects, . It can only be prescribed by someone who is familiar with the drug and can monitor the patient.
Dr. Norman Pastorek
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