What is retin-A?

Retin-a is an expensive brand name for retinoids.The name retin A is short for retinal pigment epithelium.It has a white tint and is thought to have anti-aging properties.It is usually used as a treatment for macular degeneration and other macular issues.However, it can cause allergic reactions in some people.It can also cause skin irritation, and […]

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Retinoids can be just as effective as vitamin C for treating wrinkles

A new retinoids-based retinac and retinol that can be used on the skin without irritation is a step closer to widespread use, according to a report from Ars Technic’s Science In Action blog.Retinac is a compound found in the skin.Retinal is another retin-A-based compound found on the eye.Both retinoclavine and retinal can have powerful antioxidant […]

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‘I’m not a doctor’: New study finds retinitis pigmentosa can be treated with medication

NEW YORK — A study of nearly 7,000 people found retinopathy pigmentosa, or RPP, is rare, treatable with medications and has no treatment option other than surgery.The new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, was led by Dr. Stephen Hirsch, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, and his […]

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