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What is the difference between "retinol" and "retin a" in the acne medicine?
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Retinol weaker
Retinol is less irritating and less expensive than tretinoin (retin-a).
Retin-a is stronger and more effective for treatment of acne.

In brief: Retinol weaker
Retinol is less irritating and less expensive than tretinoin (retin-a).
Retin-a is stronger and more effective for treatment of acne.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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