British Skin Foundattion - Elderly/Older Skin

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Skin in the older woman

Postby HOLEDIGGER on Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:16 am

I am 73yrs i am still experiencing an oily skin, unsure what to do about it - should i be thankful or try to dry it up?
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Re: Skin in the older woman

Postby Dr Anton Alexandroff on Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:50 pm

Thank you. I am sorry to hear about your problem.

Yes a retinoid gel (Adapalene or Epiduo) can be helpful. Your GP or dermatologist can prescribe it.

I hope this is helpful.
With Best Wishes,

Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD
Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
The British Skin Foundation Spokesperson
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