- Explanation of the procedure.
- Forms signed.
- Skin is cleansed thoroughly.
- Skin is completely dried.
- The scalpel blade is held at a 45° angle, and then the skin is abraded with precise movements in the opposite direction of hair growth.
- After the entire area has been treated, a 20% or 30% glycolic acid is applied to the skin.
- The acid is neutralized and a sunscreen is applied.