Retin-A Treatments in Sugar Land, TX
In the Sugar Land, Texas, and Houston, Texas areas, Retin-A® Treatments are available from Dr. David Stapenhorst of Signature Plastic Surgery. For more than 30 years, Retin-A® Treatments have helped teenagers and adults fight the effects of acne. Those who use Retin-A®also notice a significant improvement in the appearance of their skin, and the FDA has approved the product for anti-aging treatments. Dr. Stapenhorst prescribes Retin-A® to his patients for the treatment of skin conditions that are related to the aging process. Retin-A® works by producing a mild chemical skin peel, removing small layers of damaged skin, and stimulating the body’s collagen production. Dr. Stapenhorst may prescribe Retin-A® as a pre-treatment for patients planning to undergo a chemical peel.
What happens during the Retin-A® Treatments by Dr. David Stapenhorst?
Retin-A® is a prescription gel or cream-based product that patients use at home. Retin-A® is available in several concentration levels. Retin-A® should be applied at bedtime. Patients should avoid using the product during the day, as it tends to break down in sunlight. Patients should not apply Retin-A® when they have other products on their skin, including products that contain glycolic acid or benzoyl peroxide. Dr. Stapenhorst provides his patients with detailed instructions for the use of Retin-A®.
When can normal activities resume after the Retin-A® Treatments?
Dr. Stapenhorst advises his patients that Retin-A® Treatments do not require downtime. Patients should ensure that they use sunscreen of at least SPF 30 if they are going to be out in the sun.
Is there any pain associated with the Retin-A® Treatments?
Typically, Retin-A® Treatments do not cause pain or other symptoms, although there can be some initial redness and flaking of the skin. Patients who experience any unexpected symptoms should contact Dr. Stapenhorst for a follow-up appointment.
How much do Retin-A® Treatments cost in Sugar Land, TX?
Signature Plastic Surgery works with CareCredit® to provide financing options for patients. Within a few hours, you can be pre-approved for your cosmetic procedure.
Dr. Stapenhorst specializes in medical spa treatments; visit our other pages including dermabrasion, laser skin resurfacing and chemical or micro peels.