Welcome to our Patient Education page!
Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their child's health and wellbeing. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire website, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided below.
As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.
Tretinoin, known as Retin-A, is the most widely used cosmeceutical. A variety of products incorporate Retin-A in order to eliminate old surface skin layers with new. Retin-A is now added to some over-the-counter products as well. Continuous use of these products over 2 to 6 months is required to achieve visible results. In some cases, individuals may react negatively to Retin-A and experience itchiness, redness, scaliness or a burning sensation.