Chemical Peels: A Global Perspective

by Rashmi Sarkar, Wendy E Roberts

The aim of this book is to focus on the Chemical Peels: A Global Perspective. A chemical peel is a technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin. Facial skin is mostly treated, and scarring can be improved. Chemical peels are intended to remove the outermost layers of the skin. Chemical Peels: A Global Perspective is a comprehensive textbook on the art and science of chemical peels. This book consists of 41 chapters that covers the history of chemical peels, definition and classification of chemical peels, priming, prepeel and postpeel care, patient assessment and counseling, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, trichloroacetic acid peels, lactic acid peels, mandelic acid peels, pyruvic acid peel, tretinoin and retinol peels, medium-depth peeling with special consideration to ethnic skin, sequential peels, yellow peels, arginine peel, ferulac peel, combination peels, proprietary peels, chemical peels in melasma, extra-facial peeling, chemical peels in ethnic skin, and recent advances in treatment with chemical peels etc. This textbook is especially beneficial to practitioners who treat darker skin types and the authors share their wisdom and experience in addressing some of the challenges in treating this diverse population. In addition, this textbook on Chemical Peels is an important reference for the established clinician and residents.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Sarkar Rashmi
Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
2. Roberts Wendy E Rancho Mirage, California, USA
ISBN 9789352703524
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18229
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 352
Book Type Professional

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