Our Chemical Peels Are An Excellent Choice For Your Skin Philadelphia

A chemical peel is a cosmetic treatment that involves the use of acid solutions which are used to repair the damaged outer covering of the skin. During this treatment the performing physicians generally use TCA or trichloroacetic acid, phenol and AHA, or alpha hydroxyl acid to safely peel away imperfections in the skin and rejuvenate one’s youthful appearance.

A chemical peel is generally used in the same way as a facial peel. The treatment promises an enhancement and smoothening of one’s skin texture. A chemical peel can be used for treating a variety of skin problems, including wrinkles, pigmentation, and blemishes.

During the procedure, the dead skin in the outer layers is replaced with a new layer of skin with improved color, tone, and texture. Apart from rejuvenating the face skin peels can provide spot treatments as well. These spot treatments help in rejuvenating the quality of the skin and healing stretch marks in other parts of the body.

Chemical peels have a long history of providing people with the youthful and vibrant skin they desire. People all over the world have utilized the treatment to obtain the beautiful skin they desire. The procedure is safe and does not cause any downtime.

There are various types of chemical peels available for patients today and they are as follows:

• Light chemical peels – A light chemical peel relies on the use of AHA. Those people who want to save on time make use of light chemical peels instead of the deeper variations. A light chemical peel can be used to treat problems like acne, dryness, fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven pigmentation.

• Medium chemical peels – A medium chemical peel makes use of TCA. A medium chemical peel also involves less time as compared to a deeper peel. Such a treatment is useful for treating problems like pigmentation, wrinkles on the surface, and blemishes.

• Deep chemical peels – A deep chemical peel is the strongest form of a chemical peel amongst all the types. A deep chemical peel makes use of phenol acid. Compared to the above mentioned peels it produces the most long lasting and dramatic results. It may also require a longer period of healing. A deep chemical peel is usually used to achieve more dramatic improvements in the skin.

Who Are The Best Candidates For Chemical Peels?

Those patients who have light hair and fair skin can usually opt for a chemical peel treatment. The patients who choose this treatment should be aware of the expected outcomes and keep away from smoking.

A chemical peel is useful in treating a wide variety of issues like:

1. Improving skin texture
2. Removing acne
3. Eliminating age spots
4. Reducing the sun damage on the skin
5. Smoothening wrinkles

As seen above a patient has the option of choosing from vthe arious types of chemical peels available depending on their own specific needs. The most suited option can be decided based on the skin type and the specific needs of the patient in consultation with a qualified doctor.

Contact Our Office

You may choose from the types of chemical peels available based on your individual needs. If you’re interested in learning more about the treatment, contact us to schedule a consultation with double-board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ryan Hoffman.