alterations the lining of the hair follicle. This may help diminish the plugging that causes comedones. Benzoyl peroxide may be used for a mild case of comedones or to help prevent formation of others. Tretinoin is the support of treatment for whiteheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin A and works by growing cell turnover and reducing the “stickiness” of the sloughed cells.
Tretinoin helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Isotretinoin (Accutane) is used for