It’s important to maintain the health of our skin, and there are many unique treatments that can help you do that based on your skin concerns. Chemical peels are one of the most effective skincare treatments but it’s important to have an experienced medical professional perform these to ensure a safe and effective treatment.
During the treatment, the safe, FDA-approved solution is applied to the desired areas of skin. Depending on the specific peel solution and application method you may see layers of your skin to exfoliate and peel off after a few days. In other cases, you won’t see any visible peeling. Either way, the chemical peel will reveal a fresh and youthful new layer of skin.
Chemical Peels are effective at correcting the following skin issues on the face, neck, and hands:
A chemical peel is considered a resurfacing treatment, and there are different depths from superficial to deep. A deep chemical peel will offer more dramatic results, but it takes a lot more time to recover from and will feel like more of an invasive treatment compared to a superficial or medium-depth peel.
Here, we typically perform chemical peels at the superficial and medium depths. In our experience, we prefer the added precision of laser technology for people who may have considered deeper chemical peels in the past. Performing a chemical peel on a patient is an art and has to be personalized to each individual.
Following the treatment, it’s imperative that sun exposure is limited as your skin will be sensitive to UV rays. Applying sunscreen and moisturizer will be recommended post-treatment.
A chemical peel is a treatment option that needs to be planned and well thought out. Since there is some downtime involved, it’s important to plan these when you do not have important social events for 1-2 weeks after.
We have extensive experience treating patients with chemical peels and will be happy to walk you through the process during your initial consultation. Rest assured, the right treatment option will be selected for your particular concerns.
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