What are Chemical Peels used for?
Chemical peels are one of the most effective treatments for acne and acne prone skin.
What do Chemical Peels do?
Chemical peels exfoliate the dead skin cells and remove or reduce the appearance of acne and acne scars.
How to Chemical Peels work?
To carry out a chemical peel, a chemical solution is applied onto the affected areas of the skin. The strength of chemical solutions is dependent on the severity of the condition. The chemicals make the uppermost layer of the skin to flake off in a controlled manner and peel off, eventually exposing the underlying smoother and blemish free layer of the skin.
Advantages of Chemical Peels
Chemical peels is an effective treatment for acne and acne scars.
They can reduce the appearance of pigmentation on the skin.
They can treat damaged skin caused by exposure to extreme sunlight.
They can treat wrinkles, fine lines.
This treatment can be used to exfoliate dead skin cells, rejuvenate and improve the skin tone.
Disadvantages of Chemical Peels
Severe wrinkles, sagging skin may not respond well to this treatment.
What you should do before a Chemical Peel treatment
Inform the specialist of history for skin conditions.
Confirm medication dosages and follow the doctors prescriptions.
What you should expect after a Chemical Peel treatment
Chemical peels cause flaking off of skin that eventually peels off in a few days after the treatment.
The process leaves a stinging on burning sensation for a few minutes after the area is treated.
What you should do after a Chemical Peel treatment
One should take good sun protective measures after the treatment.