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Condition: Acne
9/18/2012 12:17:50 AM

Reviewer: O, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using retin a micro .1% for 4 months. I had a terrible initial breakout that lasted for the entire first 3 months. Everything is looking clear. My nose tends to get very dry and peel, but I'm currently looking at ways to prevent this from happening.

Condition: Acne
8/25/2012 10:14:33 AM

Reviewer: olivia, 45-54 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: 5

Comment:
it really helped my acne,i really like the way it peeled my acne scares away

Condition: Acne
4/15/2012 11:39:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have mild acne. I have been on Retin-A micro for approximately 9 days. I apply it every evening. I noticed the results after the first night, and by results I mean, what I expected to occur. My skin began peeling and more spots appeared, but as I mentioned, this was expected. Then, after a couple of nights, the spots started disappearing as my skin continued to shed. At first I struggled with th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
5/4/2011 1:59:43 PM

Reviewer: hopeful, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Starting to see favorable results after 3 weeks of daily use at night. Need to keep your skincare regime simple to avoid interaction with other products that can cause a chemical reaction (burning, stinging & peeling), including cleansers. Regular vaseline gives instant relief to any flaking and itching, which has started to subside with regular use. Use only sparingly amounts of moisturize ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
9/30/2009 12:25:57 PM

Reviewer: shemelly, 35-44 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 on Retin-A Micro 0.1% several years ago for chronic acne, but my insurance would not pay for it, so I went back to "old reliable"--birth control pills. Other than the BCP's, the only other treatment (besides the Retin-A) that has ever worked for me has been mega-doses of tetracycline, which has damaged my liver. Obviously, the antibiotic is no longer an option for me. A few ... Show Full Comment

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