Chemical Peels

Restore The Youthful Glow and Appearance of Your Skin...

We tailor each peel treatment to your current skin condition. We use a combination of alpha and beta hydroxy acids with other beneficial ingredients to treat a wide range of skin concerns.

We treat: Hyperpigmentation. Uneven skin tone. Lines and wrinkles. Dull skin. Photo-damaged. Scarring. Acne. Oiliness

Summary of Your Treatment

Frequently Asked Questions...

Chemical peels are non-invasive treatments to improve the texture of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers.  A peel can reduce and improve uneven skin tone, dull skin, rough patches, and lines and wrinkles around your eyes and mouth. It can also treat acne scars and damaged skin from the sun.

 

Also known as chemexfoliation or derma peeling, this procedure will remove superficial layers of the skin and promote collagen production for a younger and more supple look.

If you have any of the issues noted above you are probably a great candidate for a chemical peel. There is really no age limit for a peel, and many women over the age of 65 have successful peels.

 

If you have a current infection, broken or cut skin, active herpes, a sunburn, or if you have taken Accutane in the last six months, you would not be a candidate.  

Some things to avoid include:

 

  • Another chemical peel within 2 weeks of your scheduled one.

 

  • Microdermabrasion treatment within 2 weeks of your scheduled peel.

 

  • Tanning booths and sun exposure for 2-3 weeks prior.

 

  • Botox and collagen injections should be avoided for at least 1 week before.

 

Ask about drug interactions with any medications you currently take, and refrain from waxing your skin or using hair removal treatments.

  • Wait 12 to 24 hours to wash your face with a gentle cleanser. Cold or warm water is best. Use your fingertips and do not rub, itch, or try to peel your skin.

 

  • When your skin begins to peel, you can use a soft washcloth to gently exfoliate the dead skin. Expect that your skin will appear red for 7 – 10 days. It is important to not let your skin dry out or it could leave scars. The use of a gentle cleaner, sunscreen, and a medium to thick moisturizer will help to prevent this from occurring.

 

  • Avoid stress from excessive exercise and sun exposure. Recuperation time will depend on the type of peel.

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