Definitions for "Retin-A"
Vitamin A derivative that acts as a topical anti- acne treatment. Additionally found to be beneficial in removing fine lines from facial skin. Creates photosensitivity. Available by prescription only. See also Renova.
See tretinoin
Derivative of vitamin A, which is required for proper bone development, night vision, and skin integrity. Retin-A has been used extensively to combat aging of the skin and acts as a chemical peel. Some hair loss formulations include Retin-A to increase the absorption of Minoxidil. Excessive Retin-A use can result in hair loss.
Keywords:  medication, effective
a very effective medication used