A multicentric, prospective, observational study evaluating the use patterns of Sebium night peel for acne-prone skin and associated conditions


  • Aseem Sharma Skin Saga Centre for Dermatology, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Manish Gautam Skin Solutions, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Kiran Godse Department of Dermatology, D.Y. Patil Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Richa Sharma Twacha Skin Clinic, New Delhi, India
  • Padmavathi Surapaneni Pragna Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Manjul Agrawal Dr. Manjul Agrawal Skin Clinic, New Delhi, India




Acne, Acne-related sequelae, Chemical peeling agent, Study, Sebium night peel


Background: Acne is a common skin disorder that affects both adolescents and adults and is categorized as an inflammatory dermatosis. Persistent adult acne is prevalent in more than 80% of cases. Chemical peels are widely used in acne therapy due to their various benefits, including exfoliation, acne lesion reduction, complexion radiance improvement, and scar repair. The procedure, consisting of 2 to 8 sessions, is ideal for adult women with oily skin, acne breakouts, and concerns about photoaging and complexion radiance.

Methods: A cohort of Indian dermatologists were provided a questionnaire related to the quantum of weekly acne patients seen and their clinical expertise regarding the use of Sebium Night Peel containing 15% glycolic acid, the Fluidactiv™ patented complex & D-panthenol. These results were later analyzed using a standardised visual analogue scale.

Results: The study enrolled 826 patients, and complete responses were received from 73 dermatologists practicing clinical and aesthetic dermatology across major cities in India. The study revealed that 97% of dermatologists would recommend the Sebium Night Peel as a chemical peel for patients with acne and acne-related complications. The majority of dermatologists rated the peel's tolerability and safety as "good" across various evaluation criteria. Additionally, 97% of dermatologists reported no safety concerns associated with the Sebium Night Peel.

Conclusions: This study establishes the Sebium Night Peel as a preferred and effective chemical peel for managing acne-prone skin and associated conditions, as endorsed by dermatologists across India.


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