What does “peeling” mean?
Peels are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. A chemical peel is a treatment in which an acid solution is used to remove the damaged outer layers of the skin, revealing a new skin layer with improved tone, texture and color.
Top indications for the Peels:
- Photoaging – Wrinkles
- Melasma, Lentigo, Freckles
- Acne – Acne Scars
- Hyperkeratotic actinic keratoses (“cutaneous horn”)
- Xanthelasma (xanthelasma palpebrarum)
The chemical peels are classified into 3 categories:
- Superficial peeling
- Medium-depth peeling
- Deep peeling
The depth of peeling depends on several factors?
The substance used and its concentration
- The numbers of layers applied
- The skin preparation prior the peel
How many sessions are required?
- The number of treatments may vary by patient’s skin quality and the protocol that must be followed. At least 4-10 sessions are required to obtain excellent results continued by some maintence sessions
- The number of sessions may vary by the type of Peeling (e.g. Fruit acid, trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, azelaic acid, Jessner solution) and its depth. A range of 4-8 sessions per year are required to obtain excellent results.
- Please follow the next post peeling instructions: Avoid any sun exposure, use sunscreen and rejuvenation creams.