Developments in topical retinoid therapy for acne.

  • Susan V Bershad
  • Published 2001 in Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery


Topical retinoic acid was introduced for acne treatment three decades ago. Since that time, researchers have discovered thousands of retinoids, originally defined as chemical analogs of vitamin A. After the identification of nuclear retinoid receptors in 1987, the definition of this class expanded to include molecules that bind to and activate such… (More)


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