chemabrasion

chemabrasion

 [kēm″ah-bra´zhun]
superficial destruction of the epidermis and the upper layer of the dermis by application of a cauterant to the skin; done to remove marks and lesions such as scars or tattoos. Called also chemical peel.
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--Acne Scars: Chemabrasion; Scarring treatment; Acne Scars in Dark Skin; Isotretinoin
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