CHEMICAL PEELS TREATMENT
It helps to give a little boost to natural processes occasionally. Human skin exfoliates constantly, shedding dead cells and replacing them. But they don’t always do it as easily as we’d like. That’s when the process can be accelerated by treatments including chemical peels.
Periodic skin peeling helps improve cellular activity and can be used to combat a number of skin problems: from age spots to acne, swollen pores to pre-cancerous growths. We Perform chemical peels procedure at Bliss Skin Clinic at Bandra in Mumbai that exfoliate, depending on the chemical used, either gently, mildly, or vigorously.
What Is a Chemical Peel?
Most people don’t think of their skin as an organ, but it is the human body’s largest organ. Three layers comprise our skin: the epidermis, the dermis, and the fat layer. Chemical peels deal mainly with the epidermis, blistering the upper layer, although the dermis layer may also penetrate.
The surface skin loosens and gradually peels off, allowing fresh, unblemished skin to take the place of the older, dead and weakened cells. Chemical peels are a simple, non-invasive option for rejuvenating the skin. One of the earliest advocates of chemical peels was Cleopatra. As the peeling agent, she used sour milk, which contains lactic acid. Tartaric acid present in grapes was also used by the Romans.
What Skin Problems Can Chemical Peels Treat?
Deep facial lines are not treated in chemical peels and they do not tighten loose, sagging skin. But for these skin conditions, they are excellent:
- Sun damage
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Texture issues
- Pigmentation problems
- Age spots and marks
- Acne and acne scars
- Freckles and blemishes
- Scaly patches light marks
How Does A Chemical Peel Work?
The doctor typically uses a cotton-tipped applicator to apply a chemical solution to the skin of the patient during the operation. If the chemical reagents come into contact with the skin, as the solution facilitates the peeling process, it will start to change colour.
How Long Do Chemical Peels Take?
It can take up to 10 minutes for light chemical peels; 20 minutes for medium chemical peels; and 60 to 90 minutes for deep chemical peels to complete.
WHO IS CONSIDERED AN IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR CHEMICAL PEELS?
Possible chemical peels candidates include those who are bothered by acne scarring, blemishes, sun damage, and pigmentation issues. Our team at Dermatology, Laser and Surgery of Flatiron can help advise whether chemical peels are right for you during your consultation at our Mumbai clinic.
With other procedures, can chemical peels be carried out?
At Bliss Skin Treatment Clinic in Mumbai, With laser / IPL rejuvenation to strengthen the skin, or with dermal Fillers or Botox, we can also improve the effects of your chemical peel. Dr. Afsha ‘s comprehensive skin assessment will help decide what best suits your needs.