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What is best peel chemical for dark spot on face glycolic acid or tretinoin?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Fox
Dermatology
14 doctors agree

In brief: Chemical peel

There is no best.
It depends on your skin color and the problem that you are trying to resolve . In general Alpha or beta hydro ya i'd peels are more effective than tretinoin.

In brief: Chemical peel

There is no best.
It depends on your skin color and the problem that you are trying to resolve . In general Alpha or beta hydro ya i'd peels are more effective than tretinoin.
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Glycolic acid

Tretinoin is not a peel.
It causes the cell to undergo more rapid mitosis which increases cellular turnover and hence an appearance of dry skin that in fact is not lack of moisture at all.

In brief: Glycolic acid

Tretinoin is not a peel.
It causes the cell to undergo more rapid mitosis which increases cellular turnover and hence an appearance of dry skin that in fact is not lack of moisture at all.
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