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Chemical Peels/Dermaplaning

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Chemical peeling is a dermatological procedure that has long been used for the treatment of various conditions and for overall skin rejuvenation. It can be used to treat a variety of facial concerns such as dullness of the complexion, fine lines, and uneven tone or pigmentary conditions. The peel will be customized according to each patient’s specific needs. Chemical peeling is an excellent complement to many other treatments, and they are often used in combination therapy.

What are chemical peels?

Chemical Peels Germantown - African beautiful woman Chemical peeling is a procedure in which an acid-based, medical grade solution is applied to the skin surface. It removes the damaged layer of skin, producing a healthier and more youthful appearance. It triggers the body’s natural healing response, stimulating the formation of new collagen, making the skin appear more elastic and tighter.

Treatment areas

Peels are used most often on the face, but this treatment is appropriate for many areas of the body, including the arms, legs, back, shoulders, and chest. Peels improve the overall quality and appearance of skin, reducing fine lines and wrinkles. People with extensive sun damage on the legs and other areas may benefit from chemical peels.

What is combination therapy?

Chemical Peels Memphis - Fair skinned woman The benefits of chemical peels can be enhanced dramatically by using them in combination with other dermatological treatments. Dermasurgeons studying light therapy and chemical peels discovered that the youth-prolonging benefits of peeling could be enhanced considerably by the addition of other dermatological treatments. Even though the general goals and results of laser resurfacing, chemical peeling, and other treatments are very similar, the subtle effects and interactions with the skin can be quite different when used in combination.

The procedure

A chemical peel is performed in an office setting, as an outpatient procedure. The depth of the peel is determined by the concentration and type of peeling agent that is used. We will discuss your options, and the benefits and tradeoffs of each, during your consultation. The details of treatment will be determined according to your specific skin type, concerns, and goals. Generally, superficial peels have little to no downtime, and the deeper a peel is, the more recovery time it involves.
With any type of peel, sun protection is essential. New skin cells are more fragile and susceptible to damage from UV radiation. We will discuss this and provide a complete post-treatment regimen after your peel. Contact our office for more information, or to schedule an appointment.

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