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What are chemical peels?

To achieve this, chemical peels produce a controlled injury to the skin which promotes the growth of new skin. Many different chemicals are used for chemical peels and include glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), salicylic acid, “Jessners” solution, and phenol all which produce different degrees of injury of the skin. There are two layers of…

What is laser skin rejuvenation?

Non-ablative lasers have gained immense popularity in recent years because of their effectiveness and little to no downtime. No one laser or light-based (IPL) system can treat all of the above conditions. Three different lasers can be applied individually or in combination to meet your specific needs. They work by targeting the superficial skin as…

What are the types of skin cancer?

Squamous cell carcinoma begins in squamous cells, which are thin, flat cells that look like fish scales found in the tissue that forms the surface of the skin, the lining of the hollow organs of the body, and the passages of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are sometimes…