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Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more
Any safe retinol creams that can be used around eye area? Any over-the-counter stuff worth while? Prescription strength too strong?
Retinol creams during breast feeding..is it safe? If not what are the alternatives..thhhhaaaank you ..
I am a 30yr old female.Is it safe to use a 0.04% retinol cream while I am trying to conceive? I am not pregnant but planning to conceive in 6mnths
I'm 21 break out before my period and have uneven skin tone + scars. Is retinol specifically tretinoin safe to use?Would using vit a cream be similar?
Precautions: Yes it is generally safe to use but certain precautions such as avoidance of sun exposure using a high spf sun block should be employed. Other mor controversial issues are potential teratogenic effects due to systemic absorption particularly if applied to large areas of the body and therefore, birth control may be an issue or avoiding use if contemplating pregnancy in the near future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Retinol more active: Retinol is an animal form of vitamin a. Vitamin a comes in 2 sources: animal and plant. The animal source is called retinoids which include retinol. The plant source is called carotenoids which includes beta-carotene. The body converts beta-carotene to vitamin a. Retinol is the more active form of vitamin a that is better absorbed thru the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anyone know if and where I can get prescription strength retinol? How much stronger is it than OTC brands?
Retinol: There is no prescription strength retinol topical agent. What you may be referring to is retinoic acid products such as retin-a, which are far stronger than otc retinol. ...Read more
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