Chemical peels are the most common aesthetic procedures performed today.
Skin conditions in which chemical peels are indicated :
Different strengths of peels, varying from very superficial to deep depth peels are available. The strength of peel is selected for different skin conditions depending on how deep the skin layer we want to be treated is .
The depth of the peel is selected by below factors
Yes, superficial peels with mild strength like glycolic and salicylic can be used at home.
Your dermatologist will prime your skin 2 weeks before starting a chemical peel .
Priming of skin includes using topical creams like tretinoin,sunscreen and moisturizer.
All cream should be stopped a day before the chemical peel session .
Superficial, Medium and Deep Peels available include
Chemical peel can be done at an interval of 2 weeks to 4 weeks depending on strength of the peel and condition being treated.
When used for appropriate condition and proper technique ,nearly all peels demonstrate excellent results and are cost effective
Yes, chemicals of medium to deep strength are preferred for body tan ,it can be done on any area of the body.
Emollient should be applied to all treated areas for the first 5 to 7 days post treatment. Use of sunscreen is mandatory post treatment. For deep peels a topical antibiotic is prescribed.