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Done skin test, glicolic acid during night, solar protection during day

hello l am from Mexico, l went to the doctor for some recomendations for take care of my skin , she gave a prescription, glicolic acid she told me to wash my face every night and then to pun on the acid, and during the day l have to use solar protection, my question is : it is for ever? as a night cream?
Asked On : Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

I completely understand your concern and I hope I am able to help you for the same.

No, you should not continue to use it for ever.
However , is is a safe agent to be used on the skin and will help in slow skin exfoliation.
You can use it for few weeks like 4 to 6 weeks , if there is no irritation.
After this time, you need to give some break to your skin.
However, continue to use a sunscreen regularly.

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Tue, 19 Nov 2013
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