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renova vs tretinoin

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Renova (tretinoin): It is a prescription cream that contain retin-a. In the us you need to see a doc but in some countries it can be bought otc.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not legally: Renova is a us brand of tretinoin. France, as does the entire european union, has strict rules against importing non-eu manufactured prescription medi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Wrinkles: Used for acne primarily but designed for "improving' wrinkles by the manufacturer.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
See a dermatologist: Renova (tretinoin) is a retinoid product that is a derivative of vitamin a. Retinols do help with the improvement of fine lines, wrinkles and skin ag ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not to our knowledge: Fluorescent lights should have no effect as they do not emit solar radiation.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Renova (tretinoin): Two weeks is a good amount of time. I usually recommend between one and two weeks prior to intense sun exposure. For moderate sun exposure, one does ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Cohen
36 years experience in Ophthalmology
Renova (tretinoin) and Sun: Renova (tretinoin) is Retin-A mixed with a moisturizer. It has the effect of reversing sun damage. In other words it makes your skin more like a bab ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No problem.: It is common to use both of these in the same patient.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Buchanan
51 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Tretinex=Acne Only: Tretinex is acutaine and used for acne. Tretinoin (Retin-A) is a cream used to treat sun dsmaged skin. Renova, in my opinion, has no use as it is tret ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Summer use of Renova (tretinoin): Renova (tretinoin) is a topical vitamin a that is used for the reduction of the rough skin texture, fine wrinkles and improvement of uneven skin disco ... Read More
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