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Risks of a chemical facial peel?

Risks of a chemical facial peel?

Chemical peels: Among the more serious and undesirable chemical peel side effects are changes in shin color. It is possible, although rare when you're treated by a qualified physician, to develop hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation after a chemical peel. Hyperpigmentation is increased color of the skin. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a tca facial peel?

Has anyone had a tca facial peel?

Many: Trichloroacetic acid facial peels are commonly performed by dermatologists to smooth out fine surface wrinkles, remove superficial blemishes, and correct skin pigment problems. ...Read more

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What exactly is a facial vs peel vs laser?

What exactly is a facial vs peel vs laser?

Skin rejuvenation: There are different ways to rejuvenate the facial skin to reduce the skin damage caused by time and the sun. A facial is usually a light exfoliation that removes the most superficial layers . Various chemical peels can cause superficial or somewhat deeper treatments. Different types of lasers can also be used to rejuvenate the facial skin. Talk to your doctor to see what's right for you. ...Read more

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Could a chemical peel be done on places other than your face?

Body Peels: Yes, you can get chemical peel treatments on places other than you face, such as your neck, décolleté, hands and back. Body peel formulations usually have different concentrations of the active acids and formulations are balanced with anti-inflammatories and other calming ingredients to accommodate thinner skin and less hair follicles in these areas. ...Read more

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Is a acid face peel good for scaring left from cebacious cyst?

Is a acid face peel good for scaring left from cebacious cyst?

Probably not: Peeling the top layer of the skin will reveal softer, newer skin but not likely to reduce your scar. Dermal-abrasion, filler for dented scars, or use of some newer laser technology is probably better, but i can't tell for sure what is best for your case--where the scar is, size, type, shape, color etc...These factors are important, so is your expectation. Consult a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chemical facial peel?

What is the definition or description of: chemical facial peel?

Chemical Applied: A chemical facial peel is the application of a chemical that destroys or denatures part of the skin. Depending on the chemical used and the method of application the destruction will penetrate a different amount in each case. The level can be very superficial, only causing a little flaking and scaling of the skin. Medical peels are usually classified superficial, medium and deep. Deep peels cause. ...Read more

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Help please! could chemical peel for the face fumes make you sick ?

Help please! could chemical peel for the face fumes make you sick ?

Chemical Peel: Most people who seek chemical peels want to minimize wrinkles, fine lines and age spots that are indicative of older age. Chemical peels may also reduce the appearance of scars and brighten dull skin. Temporary side effects common to chemical peels include redness and a burning sensation. More serious side effects include scarring and permanent skin discoloration. ...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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Chemical facial peel - what happens to you if something goes wrong?

Chemical facial peel - what happens to you if something goes wrong?

Chemical peels: Among the more serious and undesirable chemical peel side effects are changes in shin color. It is possible, although rare when you're treated by a qualified physician, to develop hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation after a chemical peel. Hyperpigmentation is increased color of the skin. ...Read more