Tretinoin for Acne: common questions answered

What is tretinoin used for and what does it do?

Tretinoin is a prescription-strength retinoid used for the treatment of acne, melasma, scars and skin ageing. It is a Vitamin A-derived retinoid and is commonly known as Vesanoid in the UK.

In photoaged skin, topical retinoin has been shown by increasing the production of type 1 collagen by 80%. It also has been shown to reduce wrinkles. Improve skin texture, prevent collagen breakdown, and promote wound healing. A systematic review concluded topical retinoin improved photoageing. It should be considered the primary treatment for aged skin.

Tretinoin gel and cream are available in three concentrations: 0.025% to 0.05% and 0.1%.

How does Tretinoin work?

Retinoids are known to increase the number of skin cell turnover. It causes skin irritation and prompts the cell division. Tretinoin is a great acne treatment because it prevents new pimples form and increases the cell turnover.

Tretinoin is a great treatment to slow down the ageing process. There are many factors that can cause skin to age, such as sun damage (photoageing), genetics, environmental factors and loss of collagen. Tretinoin can accelerate cell turnover, which helps reduce visible signs of aging. It is an effective treatment.

Where can I buy tretinoin and how do you get it?

Tretinoin, which is a prescription only medicine, can be dispensed only by a pharmacy. This is applicable not only here in the United Kingdom. It also applies to most countries such as France and Spain.

Online Tretinoin purchase can be made through MENSCRIPT. The online assessment allows them to issue prescriptions for male patients throughout the United Kingdom and Netherlands. Answer a series of questions about you and your medical history. MENSCRIPT will review the answers and issue a prescription if required.

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