Am in the process od the prep creams. Will have the blue peel in two weeks. Also I forgot drs instructions. Can I put the obaji cream mixed with retin A on my lids? Thank u Lee in Dallas
Can Blue Peel Be Applied to Eye Lids and Under?
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Blue Peel in Eye Area
Can blue peel be applied to eyelids and under?
Obagi Blue Pee for the upper and lower eyelids
I prep patients with Melarase creams. The Obagi Peel can be applied to the upper and lower eyelids to address loose skin and wrinkles. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles
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TCA can be used on eyelids, but I would not recommend a Retin A-like prep cream.
Prep creams such as Retin-A break down the skin barrier and cause deeper penetration of the acid. This is not necessary on the eyelids. In fact, prep creams are probably not necessary at all because a few extra passes with the acid will accomplish the same result in the hands of an expert.
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