Do you wish that you could simply peel signs of aging from your skin? Chemical peels does just this. A chemical peel or chemexfoliation is a treatment in which an acid solution is used to remove the damaged outer layers of the skin. In performing chemical peels, alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), beta hydroxy acids (BHA), acid (TCA), or phenol are applied to the skin. A chemical peel can diminish many signs of aging on the face as well as the hands, neck, and chest.
Chemical peels also treat some skin conditions. Chemical peels is used to treat some types of acne and conditions that discolour the skin.
Whether you receive a chemical peel to diminish signs of aging or treat a skin condition, you can see:
Chemical peels can treat:
- Acne (some types)
- Age spots
- Discolouration (blotchy complexion, uneven skin tone)
- Dull complexion
- Fine lines (especially under the eyes and around the mouth)
- Rough-feeling skin
- Sun-damage skin