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IP International Journal of Aesthetic and Health Rejuvenation

Treatment of acne vulgaris by combination peels- A case report

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Author Details: Pratima Srivastava*,RP Pandey,Jagriti Gupta,Krishna K. Gupta

Volume : 1

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : XXXX


Article First Page : 16

Article End Page : 18


Chemical peeling is a widely used procedure in the management of acne and acne scars. Acne vulgaris is the most common skin disorder in adolescents and young adults. It carries a significant psychological and economic burden to patients and society. Salicylic acid has been used to treat various skin disorders for more than 2,000 years. The ability of salicylic acid to exfoliate the stratum corneum makes it a good agent for peeling. This report entitles the young adult female with acne and was treated with Salycylic acid and glycolic acid peel and the desired outcome was assessed.

Keywords: Salicylic acid, Glycolic acid, Acne vulgaris, Combination peel.