Method of using glycolic acid for treating wrinkles

  • US 5,385,938 A
  • Filed: 08/07/1992
  • Issued: 01/31/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. Method of visibly reducing a human skin wrinkle comprising topically applying to said wrinkle a composition comprising 2-hydroxyethanoic acid (glycolic acid), or a topically effective salt thereof, in an amount and for a period of time sufficient to visibly reduce said wrinkle, wherein said wrinkle is a facial wrinkle.

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