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How are chemical peels performed?

Sometimes, this level of peel is called “exfoliation.” Light peels injure the entire epidermis and stimulate the regeneration of a new epidermis and may produce a burning sensation during the procedure. Medium depth peels involve injury to the upper level of the dermis to stimulate the formation of collagen and “plump” up the skin. 35%…

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…