It is an effective, yet safe and gentle, approach to improving the appearance of your skin. Peels can be used to treat fine lines, weathered skin, acne, acne scarring, brown spots and enlarged pores, freckles, sun spots, age spots and even melasma. Chemical peels bring topical skin care to the next level in addressing common problems like poor skin texture, dull complexion, blemishes, rough/dry skin, photoaging etc.
Utilizing a recommended course of treatments and optional ongoing maintenance, chemical peels will help minimize the appearance of surface lines, smooth out rough skin texture, aid in clearing acne and help in lightening hyperpigmentation. The addition of a deep pre-cleansing treatment or calming treatment for sensitive skin customizes the chemical peel experience.
During chemical peels, various diluted acid solutions are applied to the skin to break the connections between skin cells, removing them and revealing fresh skin beneath. Peels can be superficial to exfoliate the upper most layer of epidermis, or deeper to improve pigmentation and skin texture. We use a combination of the most innovative, results-oriented, scientifically advanced products. One week prior to all peels, discontinue use of any retinoids, hydroquinone, and benzoyl peroxide products. Patients with hyperpigmentation disorders may be pretreated with hydroquinone 2-4 weeks prior to the peel to reduce epidermal melanin.
You may experience slight redness and some temporary flaking, or exfoliation of dry skin as the fresh layers of skin below are revealed. Depending on the peel, patients may return immediately to most regular activities after the treatment. However it is recommended that you limit your outdoor exposure particularly while your skin is healing. During of the treatment is around 30 to 40 minutes. A series of 3 to 6 peels spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart.