Can Glycolic Peels Be Used on the Hands and Arms to Treat Age Spots?

Are they effective?

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Glycolic peels for pigmentation

Although high concentration glycolic peels may work for pigmentation, it is not my first choice. My first choice for a peel to treat underlying dyschromia and pigmentation is with a stronger peel called TCA. This is most effective but should be performed in experienced hands. Risks of scarring does exist with this peel.

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