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Chemical Peel Before And After
A chemical peel is typically a controlled burn administered with an acid to the surface of the skin. Superficial, medium and deep peels are available with no, 1 week and several weeks of downtime. Peels burn the outer layer of the skin (superficial) or variable amounts of the dermis to increase collagen, elastin, remove dark spots and fine wrinkles and give ...Read more
I want to get a microderma/chemical peel but scared! recovery time is two weeks! will this be painful (the during and after)?
Microderm and peel: The intensity of the peel and microdermabrasion determine the recovery time. In general, the microdermabrasion alone is very well tolerated in most cases unless you have active inflammatory acne or rosacea. The "recovery" is mostly a problem with peeling of the treated area due to the chemical peel product applied. ...Read more
After glycolic acid 50 chemical peel my face turned red and it's burned can you advice some medication .
See doc: The doctor that did procedure can give you treatment for this. ...Read more
How is the skin prepped before a chemical peel? What is the process that a spa takes your skin through prior to a chemical peel in order to get it ready for the treatment?
The : The skin is cleansed and de-oiled prior to any skin resurfacing procedure. Prior to procedures involving skin resurfacing i place patients on medication to prevent a herpes breakout, to increase the "turn over" process of skin cells (retin a) to promote healing, and to prevent pigment changes. Make sure that the procedure is being done by a trained medical person because skin resurfacing can lead to pigment changes and scaring if not done properly. ...Read more
Neither!: It depends on how long ago you stopped your accutane, but if it has been less than a year, i'd recommend avoiding any type of surgery or inflammation-causing procedure. The risk of scarring is low with both of these procedures (the least is microdermabrasion), but whatever those risks are, they are multiplied significantly with accutane-stimulated skin. Just say no, be patient or worse can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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