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Does retin-a reverse sun damage?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Retin-A

Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots.
Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement.

In brief: Retin-A

Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots.
Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Exfoliation

Retin-a works in many ways to improve the skin.
It helps with exfoliating the skin so the skin looks glowier and more youthful. It helps depigment brown spots to provide a more even look. And if used regulary over long periods of time, can help correct cellular damage (greater than one year on 0.1% cream). Use Retin-A early, start with a low dose and increase as tolerated.

In brief: Exfoliation

Retin-a works in many ways to improve the skin.
It helps with exfoliating the skin so the skin looks glowier and more youthful. It helps depigment brown spots to provide a more even look. And if used regulary over long periods of time, can help correct cellular damage (greater than one year on 0.1% cream). Use Retin-A early, start with a low dose and increase as tolerated.
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology

In brief: Retin A (tretinoin)

It can reduce fine lines and some blotchy skin color caused by sun.

In brief: Retin A (tretinoin)

It can reduce fine lines and some blotchy skin color caused by sun.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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