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Need Referral to Someone Who is an EXPERT with the Phenol-croton Oil Peel, Will Travel?

I had a full face phenol-croton oil peel done 25 years ago for acne scars by a now-retired NYC derm who specialized in this peel and did a wonderful job. His son took over the... READ MORE

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Very few of those listed do the full on phenol peel where your whole face practically sloughs off. They don't do it because they can't charge more than $6000. and it lasts 25 years. They would rather laser you every few years and... READ COMMENT

Just some IV sedation, valium. I had it done the first time 25 years ago for acne scars by a derm who specialized in it, who gave me only IM demerol and it was painful! I have to pay an extra $250 for anesthesiologist for 2 hours. Would... READ COMMENT

The plastic surgeon probably could recommend something. READ COMMENT

I did not use any makeup or cover, just wore large sunglasses. When the skin is raw and trying to heal,protect it with something like Topricin or Catrix and just cover up. READ COMMENT

Good luck. A derm who retired years ago, Dr. Samuel Mandel, gave me a great whole face result for acne scars 25 years ago. He turned over the practice to his son, Mitchell. I went there Friday to have my upper eyelids and periorbital... READ COMMENT