Facial Rejuvenation or Chemical Peels for Patient with Rosacea?

Should you have facial rejuvenation or Chemical peels if you have some form of rosacea?

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Chemical peels for rosacea

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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. 


Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
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Chemical peels or skin rejuvenation on Rosacea patient can be done

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Hello,

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.

John P. Di Saia, MD
Orange Plastic Surgeon
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