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Should I not squint while my face peels because of a chemical peeling?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Careful during peel

Sometimes you have to be more cautious during the peel in order to avoid collection of the peeling agent during the procedure in order to avoid concentration of the product in the creases or folds.
Some surgeons use botulinum riot to peeling in order to relax the face and minmize this effect. Post treatment be careful not to concentrate ointments, salves or retinols in the newly peeled skin folds.

In brief: Careful during peel

Sometimes you have to be more cautious during the peel in order to avoid collection of the peeling agent during the procedure in order to avoid concentration of the product in the creases or folds.
Some surgeons use botulinum riot to peeling in order to relax the face and minmize this effect. Post treatment be careful not to concentrate ointments, salves or retinols in the newly peeled skin folds.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Donald Brown
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

While you will probably not do any damage by squinting this action may result in the peeled skin separating earlier than intended.
This may lead to further peeling of the area and slow down the healing process.

In brief: No

While you will probably not do any damage by squinting this action may result in the peeled skin separating earlier than intended.
This may lead to further peeling of the area and slow down the healing process.
Dr. Donald Brown
Dr. Donald Brown
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Dr. Suman Das
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes.But keep eyes cl

Muscle contraction of face, that is when you squint causes deeper wrinkling thereby stopping even distribusion of the chemicals.
So, it is better to relax.At the same time make sure your eyes are closed as you don't want this chemicals to go in your eyes.

In brief: Yes.But keep eyes cl

Muscle contraction of face, that is when you squint causes deeper wrinkling thereby stopping even distribusion of the chemicals.
So, it is better to relax.At the same time make sure your eyes are closed as you don't want this chemicals to go in your eyes.
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Ok to do

Squinting will not affect your peel.
Just be normally comfortable.

In brief: Ok to do

Squinting will not affect your peel.
Just be normally comfortable.
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
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