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.