Category Archives: vitamin A

Retinol Creams Useful in Scar Treatment?

A few studies have demonstrated that topical retinoic acid (the strongest form of vitamin A) has beneficial effects on scar appearance. However, because of the, sometimes serious, possible side effects associated with this type of treatment its use is disencouraged … Continue reading

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Studies on Prescription Vitamin A Creams (Retinoic Acid) for Scars

Vitamin A comes in several forms. The strongest is called retinoic acid which, because of its strength, may cause adverse reactions. Therefore, this active form of retinol is not suited to all skin types. Retinoic acid creams are only available … Continue reading

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