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Topical vitamin A: types and applications in aesthetic medicine

Topical vitamin A: types and applications in aesthetic medicine Vitamin A is a class of substances frequently referred to as retinoids. Retinoids describe all forms of Vitamin A and both naturally and synthetically produced derivatives. Topical retinoids have been in regular use in dermatology for half a century, and have been used to treat a variety of cutaneous disorders, such as photoageing, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. This article explores the different forms of topical retinoids and their functions relating to treatment and prevention of photoaging and the treatment of acne vulgaris. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Topical vitamin A: types and applications in aesthetic medicine

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 8 (3): 10 – Apr 2, 2019

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Mark Allen Group
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Copyright © 2019 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
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2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2019.8.3.106
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Abstract

Vitamin A is a class of substances frequently referred to as retinoids. Retinoids describe all forms of Vitamin A and both naturally and synthetically produced derivatives. Topical retinoids have been in regular use in dermatology for half a century, and have been used to treat a variety of cutaneous disorders, such as photoageing, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. This article explores the different forms of topical retinoids and their functions relating to treatment and prevention of photoaging and the treatment of acne vulgaris.

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Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Apr 2, 2019

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