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Table of Contents

1 Chemistry of Peelings and Hypothesis of the Mechanism of Action

Luc Dewandre, Alain Tenenbaum

2 Choosing the Correct Peel for the Appropriate Person

Yardy Tse

3 The Role of Priming the Skin for Peels

Barry I. Resnik

4 Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peel

Chérie M. Ditre

5 Salicylic Acid Peels

Pearl E. Grimes

6 The Progressive Peel: The Combined Jessner, TCA, Retinoid Peel

James E. Fulton Jr

7 Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA Peels)

Janie M. Leonhardt, Kathleen Rossy, Naomi Lawrence

8 Phenol Peeling

Phillip A. Stone

9 Peeling in Darker Skin Types

Doris M. Hexsel, Camile Luiza Hexsel, Juliana Dumêt Fernandes, Peter Paul Rullan

10 Chemical Reconstruction of Skin Scars (CROSS) Technique

Kee Yang Chung, Jung Bock Lee, Kwang Hoon Lee, Sung Bin Cho

11 Proprietary Peels

Suzan Obagi, Shauna Kranendonk

12 Body Peels

Rebecca Tung, Rebecca Tung, Mauricio Sato, Natalie Kim, Fabiane Mulinari Brenner

13 Chemical Peeling: The European Experience

Gabriella Fabbrocini, Maria Pia De Padova, Antonella Tosti

14 Chemical Peeling: Combinations of Therapy

Gary D. Monheit

15 Avoiding Complications with Chemical Peels

David M. Duffy

16 Complications of Chemical Peeling

Kyle M. Coleman, William P. Coleman III


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About the authors

Rebecca Tung

Affiliations and Expertise

DuPage Medical Group, Illinois and Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Ohio, USA Staff Physician

Mark Rubin

Affiliations and Expertise

The Lasky Clinic, Beverly Hills, CA, USA