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Hi all, I have found that the large pores on and around my nose are a big issue for me. I can't stand to see anything in them or I will go after them. I was wondering if anyone has tried any of the pore minimizing products that are available or any treatments such as laser genesis (I read that it is supposed to help 'shrink' the scarred/enlarged pores which in turn, leads to fewer break outs). The dermatologist prescribed retin A to me but I am scared to try it because I heard that the initial break outs can be more severe and also lead to flaking/peeling/redness. I am worried this will lead to more picking. Has anyone tried retin A as part of their skin care routine? I currently use the neutrogena advanced solutions products and they work pretty well overall, but I have been breaking out more lately because I went off of my birth control pills and I am guessing my hormones are trying to get back on track. Although, I started breaking out more when I switched birth control (I went from mono nessa to tri nessa). Either way, I am pretty sure hormones are involved because my acne had been under control prior to the switch in birth control. The birth control also seemed to trigger anxiety and depression which caused me to pick more than I ever have before in my life. Anyway, any advice would be greatly appreciated!