What are possible in-office, physician-performed treatments for keratosis pilaris (KP)?

Updated: Aug 12, 2019
  • Author: Ally N Alai, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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In-office treatments include the following:

  • Chemical peels

  • Extraction of keratin plugs or trapped coiled hairs

  • Vacubrasion (uses vacuum suction and synthetic diamond abrasion)

  • Microdermabrasion

  • Photodynamic therapy

  • Blue-light

  • Laser

  • Intense pulsed light


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