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Tretinoin medication

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Space Dosing: Taking the recommmended every day pea sized amount to an every other day pea sized amount is helpful. If you are using more than a "pea" sized amount... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Heyman
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Most people experience dryness of the skin when using retinoid products. It is the way they work, but sometimes an uncomfortable side effect.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Shire
Facial Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Not really.: Tretinon will not effect pigment cells. To reduce freckles one needs a bleaching agent or a light base treatment.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Freckles: Tretinoin will help fade freckles over time but if you go out in the sun again the freckles will return. Hydroquinone is also very effective at reduci... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Cohen
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
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
A male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes and no: Tretinoin is a prescription medicine used in acne and typically helps with comedonal acne (blackheads) and typically the topical antibiotics are more ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Many concentrations: Not exactly sure what you are asking, but there are many strengths. .01% .025% .05% .1% are all possibilities. If this is not exactly what you... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Fine tune regimen: Tretinoin should only be used at night because of hypersensitivity to light caused by retin a (tretinoin). Bha is better than aha for acne since salic... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
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.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Takes time: The age reversing effects of tretinoin usually are not seen for weeks if not months. Continuous use is required to allow the compound to take effect ... Read More

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