chemical peeling


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chem·ex·fo·li·a·tion

(kem'eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn),
A chemosurgical technique designed to remove acne scars or treat chronic skin changes caused by exposure to sunlight.
Synonym(s): chemical peeling

chemical peeling

Agents applied to skin to produce a mild, superficial burn; done to remove wrinkles.
See also: peeling
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Tolerance and safety of superficial chemical peeling with salicylic acid in various facial dermatoses.
In 2012 alone, at least 3,176 Emirati and 2,050 expatriate females underwent chemical peeling procedures.
Today, with the public's increasing interest in rejuvenating skin and slowing the effects of the aging process, chemical peeling has emerged as an exciting supplement to a total skin care program.