Photoprotective and Antiinflammatory Effects of Topical Glycolic Acid

@article{Perricone1996PhotoprotectiveAA,
  title={Photoprotective and Antiinflammatory Effects of Topical Glycolic Acid},
  author={Nicholas V. Perricone},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={22},
  pages={435–437}
}
  • N. Perricone
  • Published 1 May 1996
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic Surgery
BACKGROUND Concerns about photosensitizing potential of alpha hydroxy acids have been expressed. A previous study, however, reported topical glycolic acid showing the opposite potential, that is, photoprotective. This study was designed to test the antiinflammatory and photoprotective capabilities of glycolic acid. OBJECTIVE The effects of short‐wave ultraviolet light (UVB) on skin treated with glycolic acid were evaluated in two different studies at two different locations. METHODS In the… 
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