Chemosurgery is commonly known as 'chemical peeling'. It involves using chemical agents to treat a number of skin conditions like increased pigmentation on the face or body, superficial scars due to acne and fine wrinkles. Chemical peeling is a widely used and poorly understood procedure. We will discuss few frequently asked questions about chemical peeling.
Chemical peeling is an office procedure. It does not require any hospitalization. After properly studying the skin type and its sensitivity, the dermatosurgeonDr.RavikantBhusan decides on the type of peeling agent or agents and their concentration. The selection of the chemical agent also depends on the extent and depth of skin damage. The skin is first cleaned with soap water to remove excess oil. The peeling agent is then applied gently onto the lesion or on the full face till the 'end point' is achieved. During or shortly after the procedure, the patient might experience warmth or stinging sensation for a few minutes. pigmentation persists, the procedure can be repeated after 3 weeks.

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What happens after chemical peeling?
After a superficial peel, redness appears and there is peeling of skin over three to seven days. More than one sitting may be required. In the Indian skin type, only superficial and medium depth peeling is recommended.