There are a myriad of products available to the skin care professional for peels and exfoliation. The proper evaluation of the patient's skin and the nurse's selection of the proper products are of prime importance in achieving the result the patient wants and deserves.
Barbara Dugas, BS, RN, CPSN, currently historian for ASPSN, previously held many ASPSN offices and committee chair, including president, vice-president, board-seat East, national convention chair, southeast chair, newsletter editor. She has worked in plastic surgery for the past 32 years, including as RN first assistant, OR supervisor, and now skin care specialist. She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery Skin Care Specialists.
Address correspondence to Barbara Dugas, BS, RN, CPSN (e-mail: Barbdugas@aol.com).