Retin A – Tretinoin & Alopecia Areata


Retin A is normally used in the treatment of acne vulgaris, however has more recently been used in the treatment of both Alopecia areata and Androgenetic alopecia. Usually Retin-A in a gel form is rubbed on the area of hair loss. The gel works best when used in combination with topical Minoxidil. It is suggested that Minoxidil be applied in the morning and Retin-A in the evening due to the fact that Retin-a increase the skins sensitivity to sunlight.

~Internet Health Library

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