Glycolic Acid Peels

Ronald Moy, Debra Luftman, Lenore S. Kakita

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© 2002 - CRC Press
Published June 14, 2002
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9780203909218 - CAT# HE00033
Series: Basic and Clinical Dermatology

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Summary

Exploring the use of fruit acids in the restoration and maintenance of the epidermal layer, this reference details the latest cosmetic, therapeutic, and dermatologic applications of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) to reverse the signs of aging, prevent acne, remove dryness and scaling, and correct disorders of the skin.

Glycolic Acid Peels offers
  • techniques to predict the therapeutic potential of topical formulations containing glycolic acid
  • pre-peel regimens for patients displaying signs of melasma, allergies, photoaging, and severe acne
  • tables to compare current alpha hydroxy acid products
    and discusses
  • the use of glycolic acid to reduce the occurrence of acne and hyperpigmentation
  • the slow-release amphoteric system for elimination of skin irritations from alpha hydroxy acids
  • methods to improve the appearance of photodamaged Asian skin
  • the formulation of AHA skin care products for a global market
    Providing modern approaches to reduce the appearance of age spots, fine lines, roughness, and wrinkles, Glycolic Acid Peels is a timely and invaluable source for dermatologists; cosmetic chemists; glyco- and chemical biologists; plastic, reconstructive, cosmetic, maxillofacial, and general surgeons; and medical school students in these disciplines.
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