Should you have facial rejuvenation or Chemical peels if you have some form of rosacea?
Facial Rejuvenation or Chemical Peels for Patient with Rosacea?
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Chemical peels for rosacea
Superficial chemical peeling (e.g. glycolic acid) is reasonable, and can be started with a very short duration to test out the response. That said, you need someone experienced in treating the sensitive skin of rosacea to apply your chemical peel.
Chemical peels or skin rejuvenation on Rosacea patient can be done
This can be done, but should be done carefully as patients with Rosacea have sensitive skin. "Too moist" or "too dry" tends to encourage an exacerbation. I tend to go with light chemical peels at first to see how the skin will react.
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