Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are designed to exfoliate the upper layers of damaged skin and stimulate the production of healthy skin. This process rejuvenates sun-damaged and environmentally aged skin. Chemical peels can reduce or improve melasma and other hyperpigmented conditions. It can give the face a fresher and more youthful appearance.

Glycolic Acid is an effective topical peel agent that weakens the bonds of individual cells. This leads to exfoliation on a microscopic level without sheets of skin peeling therefore causing no downtime. Glycolic Acid peels are used to improve lesions caused by damage from the sun, acne and age spots. A noticeable difference in the appearance of the skin is usually seen in 4-8 weeks.


Glycolic Acid (50-70%) Peel

This procedure is ideal for those interested in improving pigmentation, complexion, texture and photodamage. The plan includes four applications of the Glycolic Acid and includes a skin care package to be used in between peels. Peels are performed approximately every 4 weeks. Locations which can be treated include the face, neck, chest, arms and legs. This peel has been performed in this office for the past 25 years with very effective results and is safe for darker skin types.

What Are Chemical Peels?

Chemical peels are a cosmetic treatment that can help improve a person’s skin quality. It works by applying a chemical solution to the skin. This chemical will cause minor injury or trauma to the skin’s layers, which will cause it to peel. Once the targeted areas are peeled, healthier, more vibrant skin is revealed.

Chemical peels are beneficial for patients of all ages, and they can help address a variety of concerns, including acne and acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, and hyperpigmentation.

Are There Different Types Of Chemical Peels?

Yes! There are various types of chemical peels you can get. Each variant accomplishes the same goal of providing people with smoother skin and a brighter complexion. However, intensity of each peel is customized to suit a patient’s skin type, respect their skin’s sensitivity, and help them achieve their desired results.

Here are the different types of chemical peels:

  • Light chemical peels
  • Medium chemical peels
  • Deep chemical peels
  • Glycolic peels
  • Lactic peels
  • Beta peels
  • Vitalize peels
  • Pigment balancing peels
  • Retinol peels
  • Mandelic peels
  • Jessners peel
  • Vitamin C peels

Each of these tackles specific issues on top of peeling away afflicted skin. For example, deep chemical peels can treat issues beyond the epidermis, while vitamin C peels provide your skin with additional nutrients.

What Are The Risks Of Chemical Peels?

Although chemical peels are a fantastic option to treat your skin, there are risks you need to be aware of. There are the typical cosmetic treatment risks, such as redness, swelling, burning, and dryness. However, there are other risks that are unique to chemical peel treatment.

These risks include the following:

  • Temporary or permanent scarring
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Contracting an infection
  • Sustaining damage to the heart, liver, or kidneys

Dr. Nita Patel will assess your skin and current health during your consultation with her. She will determine whether or not you are a suitable candidate for a chemical peel.

What Are the Benefits of Chemical Peels?

Chemical peels are a minimally invasive way to enhance your skin’s health and revitalize your complexion. Investing in one can help you address a wide range of concerns, all while enhancing your overall complexion and leaving you with healthier, more radiant skin.

Why Choose Nita Patel For Chemical Peels?

Dr. Nita Patel offers patients glycolic peels. Glycolic peels contain a glycolic acid known as alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). This acid is meant to help your skin exfoliate better in order to achieve a healthy glow.

Dr. Nita Patel’s glycolic peels can also help treat the following conditions:

  • Melasma
  • Acne
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Superficial hyperpigmentation
  • Enlarged pores

Contact Us Today

Chemical peels can help you achieve the desired complexion while also treating various skin conditions. If you are interested in chemical peels near Marina Del Rey, CA, contact us at 310-577-7544 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nita Patel today!

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