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What is a chemical peel for acne scars?

Audrey Kunin, MD
Dermatology
A chemical peel involves the application of a high-potency acid upon the skin. The more potent the acid, the deeper the penetration into the skin. Personally, I find this more beneficial for post inflammatory skin color changes and the most minor of acne scars.

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