Chemical peels are a proven safe, fast and effective technique to rejuvenate skin.
At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Windermere, Florida, Dr. Jeannette Hudgens and her staff can help you select the chemical peel that will allow you to achieve your aesthetic goals. To learn more about chemical peels, or to make an appointment, contact Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center today.
What Are Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels are one of the best, and least invasive, methods to revitalize your skin’s appearance. Chemical peels help improve sun-damaged skin, as well as skin harmed by acne and skin that is showing signs of aging.
Chemical peels can reduce signs of aging on the:
Chemical peels are effective ways to:
- Reduce lines and wrinkles.
- Achieve balanced skin tone.
- Have a brighter complexion.
- Make skin smoother.
- Combat age spots.
- Improve rough skin.
At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, our professional and friendly team takes the time to review your skin issues with you and help you select the chemical peel that offers the best results.
Depending on which kind of peel you receive, some pre-treatment steps may need to be taken. Our team helps you develop a pre-treatment skin care regimen, if one is necessary.
What to Expect
Every chemical peel and every patient is different, so treatments vary from patient to patient.
Typically, most patients will receive a skin cleansing prior to treatment. Some deeper peels may call for mild anesthesia, which our team will discuss with you before your treatment. After prep work is completed, the chemical peel is applied.
When your peel is removed, your skin can be treated with creams, cold compresses and lotions, depending on your specific treatment.
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- Use moisturizing products. If your skin becomes too dry, it can crack or scar.
- Avoid rubbing or scratching treated areas. This can cause infection.
- No indoor tanning.
- Use sunscreen.
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Patients typically can see positive results after their skin heals. Your recovery time will depend on the type of chemical peel you received. Some patients recover in a day, others take longer to fully recover.
Results are not designed to be permanent, and many of our patients come back for additional treatments as needed.
Side effects are typically minor. This too depends on the individual patient and the specific type of peel performed.
Some patients can experience:
- Red skin.
- Temporary skin darkening.
- Lighter skin.
The vast majority of our patients report no major side effects.
Patients who fail to follow post-peel instructions are more likely to encounter side effects. You are at risk of developing post-peel problems if:
- You fail to properly protect your skin from the sun.
- You scratch or pick treated skin.
- You apply makeup too soon.
At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, most of our patients have no post-treatment issues. Chemical peels have been performed safely for more than 50 years.
Chemical peels are effective and safe for people of various skin colors and skin types.
If you are in the Orlando area and want an anti-aging treatment that will help you look years younger, a chemical peel may be the best option for you.
Contact Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center today to start the process of achieving younger-looking and more attractive skin.