Saturday, 15 April 2017

Chemical Peel

Chemical peeling treatment helps in removing the damaged outer layer of the skin. This is an effective treatment for uneven surface blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven skin tones. They also remove outer layers of dead skin, revealing a new layer of skin with better texture. In addition to full-face rejuvenation, certain types of skin peels can also be used for spot treatments and as a way to remove stretch marks or rejuvenate skin elsewhere on the body.

There are three main types of Chemical peel

Light Chemical Peel
It usually treats delicate skin, dry, uneven color of the statue, and acne. Light Chemical Peel are ideal for those who want a facial skin but do not wish to spend the time required to recover from a deeper peel.

Medium Chemical Peel
This treatment is suitable for small wrinkles of the face, cosmetic defects, and pigmentation problems. Similar to Light Chemical Peel, medium chemical peel requires less downtime than a deeper peel. Patients with darker skin mostly preferred TCA peels.
Deep Chemical Peel
Deep chemical peel is the strongest of the facial peels. A deep peel can treat unsightly facial wrinkles. Also, the lines that occur because of aging or sun exposure, and pre-cancerous growth of spots. While a deep chemical peel produces the most dramatic and long-lasting results. The procedure takes longer than other peels (one to two hours) and requires the most healing time. Phenolic acids are commonly used for facial peels. Because deep chemical exfoliation can cause permanent skin lightening.

Cost of Chemical Peel Treatment

The cost of chemical peel varies from $150 to $4000 depending upon the type of peel, the condition of your skin, and on other factors, and one geographic area to another.

Suitable Candidates for Treatment

Under normal circumstances, the patient’s with white skin and light-colored hair are the best chemical peel, candidates.
An ideal candidate for a chemical peel is in good physical health, understands the procedure, and has realistic expectations of the outcome. You like the results of a chemical peel if your goal is to alleviate acne, smooth wrinkles, improve skin texture, eliminate age spots, or reduce the effects of sun damage. The different types of chemical peel come in varying strengths and also provide more levels of treatment.

Chemical Peel Procedure

Some aspects of the chemical peel procedure depend on the kind of skin (light, medium, or dark). However, all skin peel procedures follow the same basic protocols:
At the time of deep chemical peeling, the patient is given a sedative to relax. Then the doctor purifies the patient’s skin, and the local anesthetic helps in treating the affected area. The doctor then uses a chemical peeling solution. This solution is formulated according to each patient’s specific needs and goals. Generally, patients feel a tingling or stinging sensation after the application.
Administration, of a soothing ointment after washing the solution. Most often use of petroleum jelly comes after the deep chemical peel. The doctor then instructs the patient on aftercare, and may also prescribe a mild pain reliever for discomfort after the procedure.
The requirement of multiple treatments depends on the patient’s skin condition and the depth of the chemical peel.

Chemical Peel Benefits

The procedure can restore a more youthful appearance to the skin and reduce wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, sun-damage, and blotchy patches.