What is RENOVA® (tretinoin cream) 0.02%?

RENOVA is a prescription medicine that may reduce fine facial wrinkles. It must be used under the guidance of your doctor as part of a total skin-care and sunlight-avoidance program.

RENOVA has not been studied beyond 52 weeks of use, or in patients with actinic keratosis (AK) or a history of skin cancer.

Use only on the face. Avoid contact with the eyes, ears, nose and mouth.

Important Safety Information

RENOVA is a serious medicine. Do not use RENOVA if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. If you do become pregnant during treatment, contact your doctor right away.

Avoid sunlight and other medicines that may increase your sensitivity to sunlight (ask your doctor for a list of these medicines). Use sunscreen and protective clothing if sun exposure cannot be avoided.

RENOVA does not remove wrinkles or repair sun-damaged skin.

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  • Benefit 1

    Helps treat fine lines, fine wrinkles

    when used as part of a comprehensive skincare and sun avoidance regimen

  • Benefit 2

    Activates Vitamin A receptors

    below the skin’s surface

  • Clinical Study Result

    In one study, about 65% of patients

    treated with RENOVA said their fine lines, fine wrinkles were less apparent

    Self-assessment of fine lines, fine wrinkles after 24 weeks of treatment with either RENOVA or non-medicated cream from the four studies in lightly pigmented patients.


The Difference Between
Retinol and Tretinoin


  • Over-the-counter retinoid (a form of Vitamin A).


  • Prescription grade retinoid (a form of Vitamin A).
  • Approximately 20 times more potent than retinol in increasing skin cell turnover.


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Tretinoin cream

$95* *MSRP


$95* *MSRP


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