Chemoexfoliation

• Indications: postacne scars, scar revision, actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, rejuvenate wrinkled and aged skin, pigment irregularities, address photoaging, texture, decrease oiliness, size of pores

• Depth of Penetration Factors: chemoexfoliation agent, skin thickness, sebaceous gland density, use of retinoic acid or lactic acid, use of degreasing agents or pre-peel agents, occluded or unoccluded

• Contraindications: active herpetic lesions, pustular acne, history of keloids, collagen diseases

• Postoperative Care: avoid sun for 3 months (sunscreen), skin emollients to keep moist, resume topical tretinoin

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