During a chemical peel, an exfoliating chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove dead or damaged skin cells. After a peel, skin imperfections are minimized and the newly regenerated skin appears smoother and more radiant. Chemical peels are a prime example of a minimally invasive skin treatment powerful enough to produce remarkable skin improvements.
Chemical peels are comprised of various chemical agents and can be formulated in different strengths (superficial, medium, or deep) to address the unique skin concerns of each patient. The severity and type of your skin problems will determine the strength and composition of your customized chemical peel formula. Chemical peels are ideally suited to improve the following skin conditions:
There are many different formulas that can be used during a chemical peel service; however, at the Beverly Hills Aesthetic Surgical Institute we utilize varying strengths of Acid () peels, because this particular chemical agent penetrates deeper into the skin than other peels and produces dramatic results even at relatively low concentrations of 10-15%. A 15% peel performed 2-3 times a year is likely to produce similar (or better) results than one could achieve with a monthly ’s peel.
There is a very low risk of (skin lightening) after peels; however, a conservative approach is always best, and solutions should not be applied in concentrations above 50%, as these levels are unpredictable and can result in facial scarring. The skin-rejuvenating results of your chemical peel can be maximized and extended when performed in conjunction with a complementary facial enhancement service, such as an .