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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Retin-A Micro topical.

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32 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Acne
10/6/2015 8:17:15 PM

Reviewer: Ally, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Every since I have started on this cream my acne clears up so fast. It reduces swelling and in the morning almost all my pimples are gone or hardly noticeable. Since using the cream, I have rarely needed to wear makeup and my skin looks so good. Although, it does cause some redness when you first use it, the redness seems to go away in a week or two. It just takes some time for your skin to get ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
6/22/2015 11:26:05 PM

Reviewer: KTG6997, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was terrified before starting Retin-A Micro .04% gel. I had heard all the horror stories and I was grudgingly preparing myself to look the worst ever yet for the next couple months hoping it would be worth it in the end. I was so nervous but I decided to go for it even though I had a busy summer planned and would be seeing lots of people. Another thing is I absolutely HATE makeup, I would rat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
9/26/2014 3:53:54 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have always had mild acne since high school. Recently I have had more acne than usually. The dermatologist prescribed retina a micro pump. The dermatologist warned me that the acne may get worse before it gets better. However, I did not think the acne would get this bad. My face burns and is peeling badly around my nose. I now have acne in places on my skin I have never had before. After a month ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
9/24/2014 11:15:15 AM

Reviewer: Billie K., 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had closed comedones for over 8 years, (I am currently 24) & absolutely nothing worked for me. I tried all sorts of oral medications, topical medications and even expensive chemical peels. I found out about Retin A Micro on my own via the internet and decided to give it a shot. This medication has been a life saver. I have been using it since March 2014 (It is now September 2014) and my skin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
2/24/2014 8:33:31 PM

Reviewer: Jennyjo, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've used this for 3 years now and my skin has never been clearer- the first 4 mths was horrible but push through it and you will get amazing results- what helped was using every other night and only a pea sized amount. I applied it over a gentle moisturizer (cerave) and my peeling lessened immensely- I exfoliated the dry skin in the am with a very gently scrub (st Ives green tea cleanser) and ... Show Full Comment

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