Retin-A is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself. Also known as Tretinoin, it is a topical medication used primarily to treat acne. Other uses for this medication are to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as skin discoloration. It will make rough looking skin feel smoother. When using Retin-A it is very important to protect your skin against sun exposure and artificial UV rays (sunlamps and tanning beds). Retin-A can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and sunburn may result.
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