Disadvantages

In spite of the fact that the final result is always significant, a complete elimination of all the scars is usually impossible. Patients need to be aware that use of multiple complimentary techniques and time-consuming treatments is needed to produce optimal results.

Results of a combination of phenol-based peel with abrasion and subcision are shown below (Figs. 9.9,9.10,9.11,9.12,9.13,9.14 and 9.15).

Fig. 9.9. A 52-year-old patient with boxcar acne scars before (a) and 1 month after (b) deep chemical peel and skin abrasion
Fig. 9.11. A 44-year-old patient with rolling acne scars before (a) and 3 months after (b) deep chemical peel combined with subcision and dermabrasion
Fig. 9.13. A 38-year-old patient with rolling and depressed distensible scars before (a) and 1 month after (b) deep chemical peel combined with subcision and skin abrasion
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Fig. 9.14. A 51-year-old patient with severe facial scarring before (a) and 2 months after (b) deep chemical peel combined with subcision and skin abrasion
Fig. 9.15. A 56-year-old patient with wrinkles and atrophic scar due to old cutaneous leishmaniasis before (a) and 3 -months after (b) deep chemical peel

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