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Doctor insights on: Neutrogena Chemical Peel

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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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Cosmelan. Is it a chemical peel procedure?

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 it possible to get a chemical peel on my bum?

Yes but why: Im 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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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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How expensive is microdermabrasion/chemical peel?

Depends: Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that removes or lessens surface discoloration and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. Chemical peel is more aggressive and often requires recovery time. Expense varies, depending on who you go to and where you live, among other things. Insurance rarely if ever pays for either one. ...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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Docs, could your facial skin get used to chemical peel?

Docs, could your facial skin get used to chemical peel?

No: chemical peels work on different cellular structures that hold the cells together so there is no resistance developed. However you may become more tolerant of the burning thus the peels seem milder. If your peel isn't working try a different brand or type ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use honey after a chemical peel?

I wouldn't: After peel you want to keep face free of sun, use a sunscreen and skin conditioning regimen after the inflammation wears off. ...Read more

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Chemical peel and microdermabrassion, is it safe to do both?

Yes...: Both are safe methods of resurfacing the facial skin. We will often alternate between peel and microderm, but you don't want to do both at the same time as they essentially serve the same purpose. You would just be spending more money for the same result essentially. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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Facial fillers vs chemical peel. Which gives better results?

Facial fillers vs chemical peel.  Which gives better results?

Different results: The best option depends on what you are trying to address. Peels improve the tone and texture of the skin and will improve fine lines and wrinkles. Fillers are used for deep lines and wrinkles and/or the augmentation of areas of the face which need more volume (nasolabial folds, lips, etc). Seek consultation with an experienced facial plastic surgeon for personalized recommendations. ...Read more

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