An examination of the phenol-croton oil peel: Part III. The plastic surgeons' role.

  • Greg P Hetter
  • Published 2000 in Plastic and reconstructive surgery


In Part II, the author focused on the lay peelers' history and success using croton oil-containing phenol peeling recipes. In Part III, the author reviews what was known or should have been known about croton oil and phenol as physicians became keenly interested in face peeling in the mid-1950s. The lay peelers recognized that croton oil was a critical… (More)


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