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Tretinoin for sun-aged skin
  • Relevant BNF section: 13.6.1


Last year, tretinoin 0.05% emollient cream (Retinova - Janssen-Cilag Ltd) became the first product to be marketed in the UK for the treatment of skin damaged by chronic exposure to sunlight. The manufacturer claims that the cream "effectively repairs years of photodamage to skin". We assess this claim.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 13.6.1

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