Literature on Chemical Peels
Recommended Chemical Peel Textbooks
Rubin MG, Schurer N, Wiest LG, Gout U: Illustrated Guide to Chemical Peels. 2014; Quintessence Publishing. $185.00
Brody HJ: Chemical Peeling and Resurfacing. 3rd ed, 2009; Emory Univ Publishing, Amazon.com paperback. $45.00.
Tung RC and Rubin MG: “Chemical Peels” in Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology, 2nd Ed., ed. Dover JS. 2011; Saunders Elsevier. $128.00.
Tosti A, Grimes P, DePadova MP: Color Atlas of Chemical Peels. 2006; Springer. $179.00
Rubin MG: Manual of Chemical Peels: Superficial and Medium Depth. 1995; Lippincott. $73.00.
Seminal Articles in Chemical Peeling
Superficial Chemical Peels
Ditre CM, Griffin TD, Murphy GF: The effects of alpha hydroxyl acids on photoaged skin: a pilot clinical histological and ultrastructural study, J Am Acad Dermatol 1996; 34:187-195.
Stagnone JJ: Superficial Peeling. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989; 15:924-930.
Stegman SJ: A study of dermabrasion and chemical Peels in an animal model. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1980; 6:490.
Stegman SJ: A comparative histologic study of the effects of three peeling agents and dermabrasion on normal and sundamaged skin. Aest Plast Surg 1982; 6:123.
Brody HJ: Variations and comparisons in medium depth chemical peeling. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989; 15:953-963.
Kligman AM, Baker TJ, Gordon HL: Long-term histologic follow-up of phenol face peels . Plast Reconstr Surg 1985; 75: 652-659.
Medium Depth TCA Peeling
Brody HJ and Hailey CW: Medium Depth Chemical Peeling of the Skin: A variation of superficial chemosurgery. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1986 12:1268.
Monheit G: The Jessner’s + TCA peel: a medium depth chemical peel. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989; 15:945.
Coleman WP and Futrell JM: the Glycolic acid + Trichloroacetic peel. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1994;20:76-80.
Herbig K, Trussler A, Khosla R and Rohrich R: Combination Jessner’s Solution and Trichloroacetic Acid Chemical Peel: Technique and Outcomes. Plast Reconstru Surg 2009; 995-964.
Lee J, Chung W, Kwahck H and Lee K: Focal Treatment of Acne Scars with TCA: Chemical Reconstruction of Skin Scars Method(CROSS). Dermatol Surg 2002; 28:1017-1021.
Deep Phenol/Croton Oil Peeling
Baker TJ and Gordon HL: Chemical Face Peeling. In Surgical rejuvenation of the face. St Louis, Mosby 1986; 37-100.
Hetter GP: An Examination of the Phenol-Croton Oil Peel: Parts I-IV. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000; 105:227, 240, 752, 1061.
Complications of Chemical Peels
Brody HJ: Complications of Chemical Peels. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989; 15:1010-1019.
Yoshimura K, Sato K, Aiba-Kojima E, Matsumoto D, Machino C, Nagase T, Gonda K and Koshima I: Repeated Treatment Protocols for Melasma and Acquired Dermal Melanocytosis. Dermatol Surg 2006; 32: 365-371.