Peeling Agents Revive Skin

January 1, 2003

Chicago - Understanding of the properties of alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) and beta-hydroxy acid (BHA) peels allows dermatologists to use those modalities reliably to achieve epidermal exfoliation without deeper skin penetration, burning, and other adverse effects, Zoe Draelos, M.D., said at the annual meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.