Chemical peeling describes a treatment using chemical substances that cause a controlled reaction in the skin and provide both a superficial and deep stimulus for dermal structure renewal . Various wounding agents are used, and peels are typically classified as superficial, medium, or deep. The chemicals used for superficial peels, in which the injury extends through the stratum corneum to the basal cell layer of the epidermis, include alpha hydroxyl acids such as glycolic acid, salicylic acid, low-strength trichloroacetic acid, and the 5-fluorouracil products .
KeywordsSalicylic Acid Stratum Corneum Glycolic Acid Actinic Keratose Petroleum Jelly
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