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What to do after a chemical peel?

What to do after a chemical peel?

Depends which: Chemical peels work at different depths and have different effects. Day of peel you should avoid sun. Day after you need sunscreen or sunblock. A good recovery cream with Hydrocortisone and a moisturizer. Do not pick at the peeling skin! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Chemical Peel (Definition)

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


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Should I go to the spa for a chemical peel?

Should I go to the spa for a chemical peel?

Chemical Peel in....: I recommend that you go to your local facial cosmetic surgeon or dermatologists office for evaluation of appropriateness of, and application of a chemical peel. ...Read more

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What kind of chemical peel is the most effective?

Chemical peel: Phenol peel is very popular except, it may cause color change if it was done deep.
Tca is also used. It is milder than phenol. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chemical peel?

Chemical peel: 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 the skin a glow. ...Read more

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Is there a way to do an at home chemical peel? If so, how?

Is there a way to do an at home chemical peel? If so, how?

Not recommended: I would not recommend this. Prolonged application or improper strength may result in delayed healing, scarring, or alteration in pigmentation. ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is a chemical peel?

A chemical peel is..: ...A body treatment technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin using a chemical solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. The regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. ...Read more

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Would a chemical peel help my rosacea?

Would a chemical peel help my rosacea?

Usually not: Treatment with laser, ipl, or topicals like Metrogel are more typical for rosacea. ...Read more

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Cosmelan. Is it a chemical peel procedure?

Yes: The cosmelan peel is a gentle, effective chemical peel for even the most stubborn skin pigmentation. Unlike most chemical peels, the cosmelan peel does not cause sensitivity to the sun, so you do not have to risk your treatment being set back by sun damage. The ingredients in cosmelan regulate your skin’s melanin activity, resulting in slower, more even melanin production. ...Read more

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Is doing a chemical peel or skin peel risky?

Is doing a chemical peel or skin peel risky?

Chemical peel risk: Risk of chemical peels primarily comes from being treated with the wrong peel for your skin type and not following ore and post treatment precautions. There are different peel formulations and strength designed to be used for patient's individual needs. Suggest that you get a consultation with a facial cosmetic surgeon, dermatologist or plastic surgeon to discuss your goals and concerns. ...Read more

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How expensive is microdermabrasion/chemical peel?

How expensive is microdermabrasion/chemical peel?

Price ranges: Microderm and chemical peel pricing varies depending on where I the country you are, who is performing your treatment and what is included in the procedure. As a clinic performing medical microderm and peels we tailor your treatment to your skin type, what you are looking to improve and how much recovery time you can tolerate. Plan on $145+/session. Done in series of treatments. ...Read more

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Is it safe for teenagers to have a chemical peel?

Is it safe for teenagers to have a chemical peel?

It is fine...: However, I recommend chemical peels for women who are not teenagers. ...Read more

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Endermologie. Is this another chemical peel thing?

No: Endermologie doesn't involved any chemicals at all - it's a vacuum handpiece with rollers, used for treatment of cellulite and getting rid of swelling after liposuction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a chemical peel on my bum?

Yes but why: I'm thinking of reasons one would be for acne if so most acne in that area is from perspiration or moisture such as wearing a moist bathing suit for long period's of time
The reasons may be for pigment issues. There is no contraindication but sitting while peeling may cause a problem so that may be something to think about. ...Read more

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What happens if I get a chemical peel while pregnant?

What happens if I get a chemical peel while pregnant?

Peel while pregnant?: Chemical peels are not recommended for use on pregnant or lactating women. Microdermabrasion is indeed a great option. Continue with a customized skin care regimen and daily sun protection for best skin health. ...Read more

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Do eyelashes grow back if they fall off from a chemical peel?

Yes!: Lashes have a 4 month cycle. So when they fall out, they take 4 months to grow back to same size. Repeated plucking of the lashes however, may lead to damage and never coming back! ...Read more

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Can hyperpigmentation cause a chemical peel to fade by itself?

Can hyperpigmentation cause a chemical peel to fade by itself?

From a peel?: I wonder if the question is whether hyperpigmentation from a chemical peel can fade without treatment.
Probably some. It can be important to protect the areas from sun or tanning also. Bleaching products, tretinoin, anti-inflammatory creams might help also. ...Read more

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When should your get facial fillers like restalyn vs chemical peel?

When should your get facial fillers like restalyn vs chemical peel?

Fillers vs Peels: Using facial fillers also called a "liquid facelift"
essentially uses fillers and botox/dysport to restore the volume of your face lost by the aging process. It does not take the place of a facelift but beneficiallly adds to the final result.
Some of the fillers used include jeuvederm, sculptra, radiesse, restylane, (dermal fillers) voluma and others.
Chemical peels make the skin smoother, less wrinkled. ...Read more

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Burnt my facial skin because of chemical peel. How do I treat this?

Burnt my facial skin because of chemical peel. How do I treat this?

See dermatologist: I would see a dermatologist about this. Peels can be dangerous yet frequently performed by persons with a weekend class.
Proper aftercare will reduce the risk of this even causing scaring and pigment issues ...Read more

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Are there any good at home chemical peel kits that I can get on a budget?

Chemical peel: This would be a bad idea. Chemical peels occur because the chemical agent (usually an acid) burns and causes necrosis to the epidermis and dermis. This can cause permanent scarring. Chemical peels should only be applied by a doctor that is experienced in the procedures. A dermatologist can give you creams that will cause some exfoliation that you could use at home. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment for reducing fine lines?

Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment for reducing fine lines?

Fine line treatment: To treat fine lines, a chemical peel is a great way to start. To keep those lines from coming back, I would add a good medical skin care product as well as Botox cosmetic treatments every 4-5 months. The goal is to not only rejuvenate the skin but also to protect it in the long run. As such, a combination approach as described tends to be far more lasting than a single peel. ...Read more

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How long am I suppose to wait after Accutane (80 mg per day) to do a chemical peel?

How long am I suppose to wait after Accutane (80 mg per day) to do a chemical peel?

Chemical peel after: I advise my patients to wait six months or more after completing their Accutane course before a chemical peel. The wait time depends on the length of Accutane treatment course. ...Read more

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Is there any way I can get a chemical peel or anything else to help with the rough texture and scars?

Yes: A chemical peel, or laser resurfacing, might help your skin texture issues. See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist in your area for an in-person consultation. ...Read more

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Is tactuo like a chemical peel? My skin looks clearer but is red and flaky (using tactuo for 8 days now)

Is tactuo like a chemical peel? My skin looks clearer but is red and flaky (using tactuo for 8 days now)

Tactuo: The use of tactuo can cause redness and dryness. Of skin. Give your face a rest and apply a moisturizer to your skin for several days. ...Read more

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I'm a unfair boy. My skin is sensitive. Plz help me to make my skin fair and glow. And also chemical peel is good for me.

The best advice...: ...That I can give you is to learn to appreciate the beauty of the color you were born with. Do not try to lighten your skin. You are beautiful now. ...Read more

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Which home chemical peel will hurt me?

Home chemical peel: I do not recommend home chemical peels for any of my patients. While chemical peels are a very commonly performed procedure, they are not without risk of unexpected outcomes that can be worse than the original problem you were trying to improve. I encourage you to consult with a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Mild chemical peel typically is indicated for?

Mild chemical peel typically is indicated for?

Mild chemical peel: Mild chemical peels are great for first time patients and those who wish mild exfoliation to brighten the skin and enhance skin's luminosity. Mild peels can also improve mild pigmentary irregularities. ...Read more

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Who is the best trained person to see for a chemical peel?

Dermatologist: I feel that a dermatologist or plastic surgeon are best suited to perform chemical peels. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel good for your skin?

Is a chemical peel good for your skin?

Helps exfoliate: There are different types and strengths of chemical peels. They, in general, help exfoliate and as a result reduce the appearance of fine lines and dark marks. Some peels are deeper and resurface skin. These have some downtime and recovery. Glycolic peels are generally more gentle and have less down time. ...Read more