Skip to main content

Glycolic Acid

  • Chapter

Keywords

  • Stratum Corneum
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Actinic Keratose
  • Colic Acid
  • Strontium Nitrate

These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Buying options

Chapter
USD   29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • DOI: 10.1007/3-540-30223-9_2
  • Chapter length: 9 pages
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
eBook
USD   169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-540-30223-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD   219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Van Scott EJ, Yu RJ (1974) Control of keratinization with alpha-hydroxy acids and related compounds. I. Topical treatment of ichthyotic disorders. Arch Dermatol 110:586–590

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  2. Kataoka M, Sasaki M, Hidalgo AR, Nakano M, Shimizu S (2001) Glycolic acid production using ethylene glycol-oxidizing microorganism. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 65(10):2265–2270

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  3. Bernstein EF, Lee J, Brown DB, Yu R, Van Scott E (2001) Glycolic acid treatment increases type I collagen mRNA and hyaluronic acid content of human skin. Dermatol Surg 27(5):429–433

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  4. Becker FF, Langford FP, Rubin MG, Speelman P (1996) A histological comparison of 50% and 70% glycolic acid peels using solutions with various pHs. Dermatol Surg 22(5):463–465

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  5. Moy LS, Murad H, Moy RL (1993) Glycolic acid peels for the treatment of wrinkles and photoaging. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 19(3):243–246

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  6. Fuchs KO, Solis O, Tapawan R, Paranjpe J (2003) The effects of an estrogen and glycolic acid cream on the facial skin of postmenopausal women: a randomized histologic study. Cutis 71(6):481–488

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  7. Kim SW, Moon SE, Kim JA, Eun HC (1999) Glycolic acid versus Jessner’s solution: which is better for facial acne patients? A randomised prospective clinical trial of split-face model therapy. Dermatol Surg 25(4):270–273

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  8. Murad H, Shamban AT, Premo PS (1995) The use of glycolic acid as a peeling agent. Dermatol Clin 13(2):285–307

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  9. Gladstone HB, Nguyen SL, Williams R, Ottomeyer T, Wortzman M, Jeffers M, Moy RL (2000) Efficacy of hydroquinone cream (USP 4%) used alone or in combination with salicylic acid peels in improving photodamage on the neck and upper chest. Dermatol Surg 26(4):333–337

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  10. Koppel RA, Coleman KM, Coleman WP (2000) The efficacy of ELMA versus ELA-Max for pain relief in medium-depth chemical peeling: a clinical and histopathologic evaluation. Dermatol Surg 26(1):61–64

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  11. Javaheri SM, Handa S, Kaur I, Kumar B (2001) Safety and efficacy of glycolic acid facial peel in Indian women with melasma. Int J Dermatol 40(5):354–357

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  12. Atzori L, Brundu MA, Orru A, Biggio P (1999) Glycolic acid peeling in the treatment of acne. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereo 12(2):119–122

    CAS  Google Scholar 

  13. Erbagci Z, Akcali C (2000) Biweekly serial glycolic acid peels vs. long-term daily use of topical lowstrength glycolic acid in the treatment of atrophic acne scars. Int J Dermatol 39(10):789–794

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  14. Ash K, Lord J, Zukowski M, McDaniel DH (1998) Comparison of topical therapy for striae alba (20% glycolic acid/ 0,05% tretinoin versus 20% glycolic acid/ 10% L-ascorbic acid). Dermatol Surg 24(8):849–856

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  15. Perricone NV (1993) Treatment of pseudofolliculitis barbae with topical glycolic acid: a report of two studies. Cutis 52(4):232–235

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  16. Kostarelos K, Teknetzis A, Lefaki I, Ioannides D, Minas A (2000) Double-blind clinical study reveals synergistic action between alpha-hydroxy acid and betamethasone lotions towards topical treatment of scalp psoriasis. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 14(1):5–9

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  17. Tung RC, Bergfeld WF, Vidimos AT, Remzi BK (2000) Alpha-hydroxy acid-based cosmetic procedures. Guidelines for patient management. Am J Clin Dermatol 1(2):81–88

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  18. Zhai H, Hannon W, Hahn GS, Pelosi A, Harper RA, Maibach HI (2000) Strontium nitrate suppresses chemically induced sensory irritation in humans. Contact Dermatitis 42(2):98–100

    PubMed  CrossRef  CAS  Google Scholar 

  19. Parks KS, Kim HJ, Kim EJ, Nam KT, Oh JH, Song CW, Jung HK, Kim DJ, Yun YW, Kim HS, Chung SY, Cho DH, Kim BY, Hong JT (2002) Effects of glycolic acid on UVB-induced skin damage and inflammation in guinea pigs. Skin Pharmacol Appl Skin Physiol 15(4):236–245

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Authors

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

Copyright information

© 2006 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

About this chapter

Cite this chapter

Fabbrocini, G., De Padova, M.P., Tosti, A. (2006). Glycolic Acid. In: Tosti, A., Grimes, P.E., De Padova, M.P. (eds) Color Atlas of Chemical Peels. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-30223-9_2

Download citation

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-30223-9_2

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-540-21279-9

  • Online ISBN: 978-3-540-30223-0

  • eBook Packages: MedicineMedicine (R0)