The Most Comfortable Peel
Frequent Ask Question
As for all treatments for pigmentation, proper topical medical product regimen is initiated prior to any other treatment. Once the skin is primed, treatment can be started.
Peeling agents, acidic or non-acidic based, are used to apply onto the treated areas. Acidic peels often will produce the sensation of burning and the color of uniform frosting. Non-acidic peels will produce very mild tingling and itchy sensation and yellowish coloration. Within few days, mild to moderate exfoliation and pinkness are noted.
Generally, several sessions are required.
The treatment takes about half hour in an outpatient clinic setting
Local anesthesia is generally not needed.
Continued therapy, especially when combined with topical medicine regiment, would maintain and enhance results.
For more aggressive and faster results, combination with other modalities will be helpful.
Recovery lasts few days.
Mild flakiness, redness, and dryness are expected.
Mild redness, crusting, or temporary darkening are noted.
Prescription pain medications are generally not necessary.
Most people return to work and activities in few days.
Q: Why does the skin not peel after chemical peel but the skin still turns red only?
A: Very light and superficial may have very little peeling and may produce only redness.
Q: Can I apply mask after chemical peel?
A: For the first three days after a peel, the most helpful medications after peels are anti-redness spray, steroid cream or ointment, serum moisturizers, and sun block. When the redness subsides or peeling is complete, other medicine may be applied.
Q: What makes the best sunblock?
A: Hypoallergenic physical sun block components with broad spectrum coverage of UVA and UVB, combined with anti-inflammatory photoprotective active ingredients, in a well absorbed, cosmetically elegant vehicle.
Q: When can I go back to my skin meds after chemical peel?
A: For the first three days after a peel, the most helpful medications after peels are anti-redness spray, steroid cream or ointment, serum moisturizers, and sun block. When the redness subsidies or peeling is complete, other medicine may be applied.