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Tretinoin Peel for Face

  • Luciane Scattone
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Abstract

Topical retinoic acid (RA) has been used as a routine in dermatological practice for over one century. It is an excellent option to treat many cosmetic affections and abnormalities, thanks to its capacity to promote controlled desquamation of the epidermis, as shown by the studied literature.

Retinoic acid serial peels using 1–12% concentrations have shown good results, especially in fine wrinkles, mild-to-moderate photoaging, melasma, acne, hyperkeratosis, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, scars, and stretch marks.

The use of serial peels with increasing percentages of the product provides maximization of the treatment with better outcomes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciane Scattone
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  1. 1.Clínica Dermatológica Dra Luciane ScattoneSão PauloBrazil

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