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Condition: Acne
3/20/2008 9:59:20 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This worked for me. I had moderate but persistent adult onset acne. I was hesitant because of the warning that my acne may get worse. I started 1x every other night, then increased to every night. I think this lessened that part of the treatment. I have to be mindful of moisturizing or my face will get dry and peely. And I don't use any other acne drugs, just a good oil free cleanser. I have b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
3/19/2008 5:35:28 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After using it for a couple weeks I cannot go on with it b/c my acne has gotten so much worse and the peeling, dryness and soreness is not worth it for me to continue and see if it clears up.

Condition: Acne
2/24/2008 10:53:33 PM

Reviewer: lcw2008, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Retin A has worked for me faster than any other acne medication however, I dont like the drying and peeling. I haven't really experienced any burning though...just peeling and redness. I work at a dermatology clinic so I get lots of advice and tips and the doctor there HIGHLY recommends Retin A and told me that over a period of using the drug for 5 years it helps with reducing aging. He has ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
1/30/2008 10:13:01 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It burns pretty bad but they say beauty is pain. I guess if that's what it takes, I'll have to do it. I want so badly to have clear skin.

Condition: Acne
12/23/2007 2:06:14 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It took about 4 months before my skin start clearing but when it start clearing, the scars went away, few line went away, my skin looked like it never had severe acne before.

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