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Chemical Peel for Acne Scarring

Overview After acne has run its course, your formerly pristine complexion may be pocked with depressed scars. Severe acne is more likely to cause scarring, says the American Academy of Dermatology, or AAD, especially deep cysts and nodules that are...

Acne Peel Treatments

An acne peel can rejuvenate the skin's surface and improve the appearance of acne. Acne peels vary in severity. Some are mild and have little recovery time---while others are painful and can take months to heal. A physician can help you choose which...

The Best Peels for Acne Scars

Chemical peels are used to treat sun-damaged skin, remove precancerous skin growths and even out skin tone, as well as treat acne and its scars. During a chemical peel, a doctor applies a chemical solution to the skin in order to remove portions of t...

Glycolic Acid Peels for Acne

Overview An estimated 17 million Americans suffer from acne, according to KidsHealth.org. Acne can be troublesome both physically and emotionally, as the blemishes can be painful and difficult to treat. If over-the-counter treatments are not provin...

The Best Chemical Peels for Acne Scars

Acne scars can be the unfortunate remnant of acne lesions that damage the collagen layers of skin. The result is a depressed or raised portion of skin that can mar an otherwise healthy complexion. One of the treatments for acne scars is a chemical pe...

Beta Peels for Acne

Overview Two types of hydroxy acids are commonly used in superficial chemical peels: alpha hydroxy acid and beta hydroxy acid. Although both of these ingredients have the same function, if you have acne-prone skin, beta might be better. Beta hydrox...

Enzyme Peel for Acne

Overview Smooth, unblemished skin makes you look young and attractive. It isn't always easy to achieve, however. Acne can mar an otherwise smooth face and severe acne can cause scarring. Enzyme peels remove the top layer of skin, leaving a smoother...

TCA Peels & Acne

Overview Acne is a common condition that involves the clogging of pores with dead skin cells, oil and bacteria. When these substances mix together, they cause irritation and an acne blemish. While over-the-counter and even prescription treatments c...

Peels for Acne

Overview When your skin's pores become clogged with bacteria, oil or dead skin cells, acne is typically the result. Characterized by red pimples, whiteheads or blackheads, acne can take months to eradicate using over-the-counter or prescription tre...