Chemical Peels

Chemical peelings with kojic acid, glycolic acid, and trichloroacetic acid, either alone or in combination, are effective therapy for diffuse melasma and localized hyperpigmentations (lentigo).

Dermatol Surg 1999 Jun;25(6):450-4
The use of chemical peelings in the treatment of different cutaneous hyperpigmentations.

Cotellessa C, Peris K, Onorati MT, Fargnoli MC, Chimenti S
Department of Dermatology, University of L’Aquila, Italy.

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