Did you know that Vitamin A has been the mainstay for acne treatments for the past 3 decades? Vitamin A address the 4 causes of acne including -

  1. Decreasing sebum or oil production
  2. Decreasing bacterial counts associated with acne
  3. Decreasing inflammation in pimples
  4. Normalizing skin pores

Specialists use Vitamin A creams or tablets to tailor a prescription for you acne. Creams include a synthetic variation of vitamin A called tretinoin, adapelene or tazoratene, whilst tablet forms of vitamin A include isotretinoin.

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Dr Davin S. Lim
Brisbane Specialist Acne Clinic
Westside Laser Dermatology