Question about Microdermabrasion: what does the glycolic peel in addition to microdermabrasion achieve q178

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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What does the glycolic peel in addition to microdermabrasion achieve as opposed to just having a 60minute session of microdermabrasion.


The combined treatment is more aggressive than either treatment alone. A greater depth of penetration is achieved, but thee is also a greater downtime naturally. The combination can more quickly treat sun damage, pigmentation and skin texture than either treatment alone.

Dr. Gavin Chan
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