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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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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Should i get a chemical peel for my scars and botox for my wrinkles?

Should i get a chemical peel for my scars and botox for my wrinkles?

Aging: We have no idea. We know nothing about you and don't even have a picture to evaluate. Besides, these are elective procedures for cosmetic concerns. There is no "should" as these procedures also carry potential complications. It is a personal decision made by the individual and their treating doctor. ...Read more

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If i get a chemical peel for my back and arms for acne scars will it make them go away or just lighten up if I do 4 tretmeants with a light peel?

If i get a chemical peel for my back and arms for acne scars will it make them go away or just lighten up if I do 4 tretmeants with a light peel?

Chemical peel acne: Generally, chemical peels treat active acne or acne prone skin. Salicylic acid peels are very effective. While the peels may help pigmentation and redness, they are often not very helpful for deep scars. Dermabrasion remains the gold standard. ...Read more

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

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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After you get a chemical peel is the acne supposed to get worse?

After you get a chemical peel is the acne supposed to get worse?

Maybe: Although salicylic acid peels have been a gold standard peel fro acne on occasion after the peel you can have a sudden but temporary flare up of your acne. This also goes for laser treatments, birth control pills and other agents when treating acne ...Read more

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How long should I wait to get a chemical peel or ipl after stopping accutane?

How long should I wait to get a chemical peel or ipl after stopping accutane?

IPL/ Peel p/Accutane: The recommendation is to wait 6 months after completion of accutane, prior to ip or chemical peel treatment. Confirm timing of elective cosmetic procedures with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How often is it safe to get chemical peels? How many times a month is it safe to get a chemical peel without harming the skin? .

How often is it safe to get chemical peels? How many times a month is it safe to get a chemical peel without harming the skin?

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Peels are safe: Micropeels of any sort can be repeated monthly because they are very superficial. A minimum of 8 months should pass before a repeat deep peel. Mid-level peels can be repeated every 4-6 months, depending on the peeling agent and how deep the peel went in the mid-level of the skin. ...Read more

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How often is it safe to get chemical peels? How many times a month is it safe to get a chemical peel without harming the skin? .

How often is it safe to get chemical peels? How many times a month is it safe to get a chemical peel without harming the skin?

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Depends!: The safely depends on your skin type and type of peel. Most aesthetic peels are mild fruit acid peels that are repeated every 30-45 days, which is how long it takes to regrow a new layer of dead skin cells. You will not accomplish much with more frequent peels. Deeper peels are repeated less often. Find a physician skilled in skin care for specific recommendations! ...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