Is Retin-A Micro As Useful for Wrinkles As Other Retin-A Products?
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The vehicle and delivery system are different in Retin-A micro versus Retin-A cream but both are tretinoin and equally effective for skin rejuvenation.
Retin A Micro is the gold standard
Retin A Micro is tretinoin delivered via a patented microsponge delivery technology and is one of the most tried and true products for photoaging.
Retin A micro
Retin A micro is as effective than other retin A products. This is because the active ingredient, tretinoin, concentration for concentration, is the same in all the products. The vehicle and delivery is the difference.
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In brief, yes. Tretinoin is the active ingredient in retin-a micro and other retin-a products. Because the retin-a in the micro product is stabilized and potentially less drying because of the moisturizing base, it may even be more effective than other retin-a products.
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